Cranberry Cherry Punch

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + freezing


3-1/2 quarts

Updated: Nov. 01, 2022
This crimson-colored beverage is wonderful for Christmas and looks festive in a glass punch bowl. —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
Cranberry Cherry Punch Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/3 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 lemon slices, cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cherry gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 6 cups cranberry juice, chilled
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1 liter ginger ale, chilled


  1. Place several cranberries and a piece of lemon in each compartment of an ice cube tray; fill with water and freeze.
  2. In a punch bowl or large container, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in the cold water, cranberry juice and lemonade concentrate. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale. Serve over cranberry-lemon ice cubes.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 99 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.