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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES:60-70 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES: 60-70 servings


  • 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) DOLE® Canned 100% Pineapple Juice, chilled
  • 3 bottles (2 liters each) lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Orange slices, optional

Nutritional Facts

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


  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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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2015

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

Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"Great tasting refreshing punch"

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!"

Reviewed Jan. 1, 2011

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

Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"Made this for daughters wedding reception.

REALLY good."

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