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Peppermint Eggnog Punch Recipe

With peppermint ice cream, this is almost more of a dessert than a beverage! —Marjorie Jane Watkins, Eugene, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart peppermint ice cream, softened
  • 4 cups eggnog, chilled
  • 1 cup rum or 2 teaspoons rum extract, optional
  • 2 cups carbonated water, chilled
  • Miniature candy canes, optional

Directions

  • 1. Set aside a few scoops of ice cream to use as a garnish. Place the remaining ice cream in a large punch bowl; stir in the eggnog and rum or extract if desired. Add carbonated water. Top with reserved ice cream scoops. Serve with candy canes if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 9 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared eggnog.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 167 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 53 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein.