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Crowd-Pleasing Punch

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


100 servings

I have six children, and I developed this punch to serve at each of their wedding receptions. Since then, I've also taken it to anniversary parties and many other get-together.—Ruby Andersen, Harlan, Iowa


  • 3 quarts water
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 4 envelopes unsweetened orange Kool-Aid mix
  • 3 cans (12 ounces each) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3 cans (12 ounces each) frozen lemonade, thawed
  • 2 cans (46 ounces each) pineapple juice
  • 2 cans (46 ounces each) apricot nectar
  • 3 bottles (28 ounces each) ginger ale


  1. In a 6-gal container, combine the water, sugar, Kool-Aid mix, orange juice, lemonade, pineapple juice and apricot nectar. Just before serving, pour one-third of punch mixture into a punch bowl; add 1 bottle ginger ale. As bowl empties, repeat with remaining punch mixture and ginger ale.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 52 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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