Mocha Punch Recipe
- 6 cups water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup instant chocolate drink mix
- 1/4 cup instant coffee granules
- 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
- 1/2 gallon chocolate ice cream
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
- 1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat. Add sugar, drink mix and coffee; stir until dissolved. Refrigerate, covered, 4 hours or overnight.
- 2. About 30 minutes before serving, pour mixture into a large punch bowl. Add scoops of ice cream; stir until partially melted. Top servings with whipped cream. Yield: 25 servings (3/4 cup each).
3/4 cup equals 254 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Reviews for Mocha Punch
"What size punch bowl and was chocolate milk or hot chocolate mix you all used?"
"Because my family and I are not coffee drinkers, I knew I'd need to alter this recipe if I wanted to use it. I did, and it worked out great! I leave out the coffee and instead, I replace it with more instant chocolate drink mix. I think it tastes fabulous and my in laws requested I serve it at thanksgiving this year!"
"I made this a long time ago for a Christmas party and I've been looking for the recipe ever since. It is delicious ! So glad I found it again,!"
"I get asked to make this every Christmas (and I do!)"
"I made this for a casual gathering and it was a hit. It tastes wonderful and it's so easy to make!"
"After making this punch for the first time about 8 years ago at Christmas it has become a hit and a must have at every Christmas since then. Everyone looks forward to it. Forget the Egg Nog...they want this punch."
"Made this punch for a Chruch Christmas Cookie Exchange and it was a hit. One lady said it was much better than Starbucks. I am going to make this for my family Christmas I think this will be come part of my families Christmas."
"<p>Had this at a baby shower and it was the best thing EVER! Tastes like a mocha frappe only better. They didn't put on the heavy cream or the chocolate curls and it was still plenty good. Will be making this for Thanksgiving.</p>"
"This punch was awesome! People didn't want to leave the punch bowl and many asked for the recipe. It is thick and chocolately with a nice coffee flavor and it almost resembles a Wendy's chocolate frosty. We will definately make this again!!!"
"I have made this for years for Christmas, bridal showers, baby showers, and luncheons. Everyone always loves it. It's the best!"
"Made this for a holiday brunch and it was a hit! Everyone loved it, including the kids. Will definitely make again!"
"This is like a chocolate milkshake, to die for! I made homemade cool whip to go on top. Everyone wanted to know how I made it."
"Fantastic punch! I've made it since it was published. everyone loves it and people always have 2nds and 3rds."
"We made this punch for my daughter's graduation party. It was a huge hit with everone! It is delicious and easy to make. We made the "base" ahead of time and froze it then thawed it when it was needed for the party."
"I made this for a Church function and my sisters wedding, as well as my brothers wedding shower. Always got great reviews - a real winner."
"I made this punch last year for a Valentine Dinner - people are still raving about! I am making it again this year by popular demand!"
"I make this punch every year for the annual Christmas party my sister and I host for our families! I think it is wonderful! It would be great for any special occasion."
"When I made this for my nieces' bridal shower everyone loved it. The coffee is not that strong. I accually used less ice cream than it called for. It is like choc. milk with choc. shake on top!!"
"I made this for my niece's bridal shower, it was the hit of the party. I had to make a second batch!!"
"I made this punch several times over christmas, but put a bit less ice cream in then called for, because the bowl wasnt' big enough.I think it would be okay without the coffee flavour, then it would be more just like a choc milk shake."
"My entire family LOVES this punch. The kids go crazy over it! It is delicious! And for the adults . . . we sometimes add some Kahlua!"
"The punch was yummy. I do not drink coffee, so it was a bit "too coffee" tasting for me so I think next time I will reduce the coffee crystals. Others loved it."
"None of my family members drink coffee. If I leave out the coffee will I totally destroy the flavor of the punch? How strong is the coffee flavor?"
"I make this punch for every shower or brunch at my home. It is a big hit. Everyone wants the recipe."
"This punch is absolutely delicious. I've had it a few times now, and let me assure you, one glass is never enough!"
"I prepared the Mocha punch for my family today as we celebrated our Christmas. It is delicious. I put the remainder in the freezer - I thought it would be good slushy or even a dallop in coffee. Thank you for sharing the recipe. Again, Very Yummy!"