Banana Brunch Punch Recipe

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Banana Brunch Punch Recipe
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Banana Brunch Punch Recipe

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A cold glass of refreshing punch really brightens a brunch. It's nice to serve a crisp beverage like this that's more spectacular than plain juice. With bananas, orange juice and lemonade, it can add tropical flair to a winter day. -Mary Anne McWhirter, Pearland, Texas
MAKES:
60-70 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES:
60-70 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 6 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 3 cups warm water, divided
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 can (46 ounces) pineapple juice, chilled
  • 3 bottles (2 liters each) lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Orange slices, optional

Directions

In a blender, cover and process the bananas, orange juice and lemonade until smooth. Remove half of the mixture and set aside. Add 1-1/2 cups warm water and 1 cup sugar to blender; blend until smooth.
Place in a large freezer container. Repeat with remaining banana mixture, water and sugar; add to container. Cover and freeze until solid.
One hour before serving, remove punch base from freezer. Just before serving, place in a large punch bowl. Add pineapple juice and soda; stir until well blended. Garnish with orange slices if desired. Yield: 60-70 servings (10 quarts).
Originally published as Banana Brunch Punch in Taste of Home February/March 1995, p31

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 68 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 6 medium ripe bananas
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 3 cups warm water, divided
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 can (46 ounces) pineapple juice, chilled
  • 3 bottles (2 liters each) lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Orange slices, optional
  1. In a blender, cover and process the bananas, orange juice and lemonade until smooth. Remove half of the mixture and set aside. Add 1-1/2 cups warm water and 1 cup sugar to blender; blend until smooth.
  2. Place in a large freezer container. Repeat with remaining banana mixture, water and sugar; add to container. Cover and freeze until solid.
  3. One hour before serving, remove punch base from freezer. Just before serving, place in a large punch bowl. Add pineapple juice and soda; stir until well blended. Garnish with orange slices if desired. Yield: 60-70 servings (10 quarts).
Originally published as Banana Brunch Punch in Taste of Home February/March 1995, p31

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Gessica User ID: 1193660 224849
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2015

"This was awesome...I've gotten rave reviews anytime I've taken it anywhere!"

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Nickielendicott User ID: 7800319 239
Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"Great tasting refreshing punch"

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witherspoon28@yahoo.com User ID: 3019418 256
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2014

"I made this for my mother's 70th birthday party and all of the guests loved it. There wasn't a drop left at the end of the party. Delicious!"

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Kailynne User ID: 5594002 252
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2011

"We served this at our wedding reception... delicious!"

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carolshellene User ID: 2823874 66
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"Made this for daughters wedding reception.

REALLY good."

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dhillaw57 User ID: 4106155 198289
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2010

"I made this for a bridal shower and everyone loved it."

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taffita User ID: 1833863 414
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2009

"This punch has fantastic flavor, it was a big hit and my party!"

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