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Fruity Cranberry Punch Recipe

Fruity Cranberry Punch Recipe

The women's group from our church has held its Christmas potluck at my home for more than 20 years. I never fail to serve this rich and creamy fruit punch...everyone enjoys it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. YIELD:28 servings


  • 4 cups cranberry juice, chilled
  • 4 cups pineapple juice, chilled
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1/2 gallon strawberry ice cream, softened
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 liter ginger ale, chilled


  • 1. In a large punch bowl, combine juices, 1-1/2 cups sugar, almond extract and ice cream. Refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. Just before serving, beat cream in a bowl. Gradually add the remaining sugar, beat until soft peaks form. Whisk gently into chilled juice mixture. Add ginger ale. Refrigerate any leftovers. Yield: about 7 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 236 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 33 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.