Frosted Ruby Punch
With its crimson ice ring and dollops of sherbet, this punch is pretty enough for parties. "To make the ice ring, I freeze cranberry juice in a mold," says Sandi Pichon of Slidell, Louisiana. "It's perfect for a bridal shower or tea party."
Total TimePrep: 5 min. + freezing
- 4 cups cranberry juice
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1-1/2 cups lemon juice
- 1 cup orange juice
- 4 cups ginger ale, chilled
- 1 quart raspberry sherbet
- Pour cranberry juice into a 5-cup ring mold. Freeze over night.
- In a punch bowl, combine the sugar, lemon juice and orange juice until sugar is dissolved; stir in the ginger ale. Remove ice ring from mold; float in punch. Place scoops of sherbet around ring.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 372 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 93g carbohydrate (85g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Frosted Ruby Punch in Country Woman May/June 2003