This simple punch is refreshing and gorgeous in ruby red tones. It can be served cold over lots of ice OR warmed on the stove top with some spices for a quick mulled cocktail as well!
A shortcut for the 2 hours of chilling may be accomplished by having all ingredients chilled beforehand. Allowing the flavors to mesh together before serving is preferred.
The total time is for chilling.
holiday punch, vodka cocktail for parties
Servings101 cup servings
4cupsCranberry Juice Cocktail
Garnish suggestions: sliced citrus fruit, fresh cranberries, mint leaves
Combine the cranberry juice, vodka and lemonade in a large jar or glass dispenser and chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
Just before serving add the ginger ale and several cups of ice (if using a punch bowl an ice ring may be used). Serve in 8 ounce glasses. The recipe may be doubled for larger gatherings.
A shortcut for the 2 hours of chilling may be accomplished by having all ingredients chilled beforehand.
Allowing the flavors to mesh together before serving is preferred.
To make a Hot Mulled Punch version:
Add all the ingredients together and warm in a saucepan with a ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice.
Note: when making the hot mulled punch the ginger ale will not be fizzy but still adds great ginger flavor.
Sparkling Cranberry Vodka Punch
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 42.8mg52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.