My girls loved drinking this Christmas punch at holiday meals when they were growing up. And honestly, I still love it today. We affectionately called it “Rudolph Punch” and it’s so simple you don’t even need a recipe for it!
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Ingredients for Rudolph Punch
- cranberry juice
- green sanding sugar <=== This is where I bought my green sanding sugar!
This drink is so easy there isn’t even a recipe! (So many people have asked for the recipe I’ve updated my article with this new information. Sorry I wasn’t specific enough earlier.)
By the Glass
I usually mix this up as needed so that it keeps its fizz. I’ll fill each glass about half full of cranberry juice. Then fill it to the rim with ginger ale.
By the Pitcher
Fill half of your pitcher with cranberry juice. Slowly fill to the top with ginger ale.
By the Punch Bowl
Pour one 32-ounce bottle of cranberry juice into the punch bowl. Then slowly add a 1-liter bottle of ginger ale.
This is really pretty with some floating cranberries frozen in ice. I’ve used a little ring pan to freeze ginger ale with whole cranberries in it. Freeze it the day before your party and add the ice ring right before serving.
But if you want a big ole’ BUNCH of delicious Christmas punch recipes, check out these:
First, add the sugar to the rims of the glasses by dipping them first in water, then into the sugar.
Then carefully pour cranberry juice into each glass until it’s about halfway full. Then fill it up with ginger ale. You could also make a whole pitcher at one time if you have a lot of people to serve.
Add an ice cube and a straw and you’re set! BTW, I just cut regular straws in half so they’d fit these little glasses.
You’ll need some Christmas cookies to go with this easy Christmas punch, so check out this list:
If you’d like this Rudolph Punch recipe, check out these other holiday recipes:
- THE Classic Green Bean Casserole Recipe
- How to Make Cranberry Sauce the Easy Way
- GG’s Easy Corn Pudding Recipe
- My Cranberry Orange Ham Recipe
- Raspberry Thumbprint Cake Mix Cookies
I hope you’ve enjoyed our three days of Handmade Holidays! I’d love to know if you make any of the recipes shared today. Leave a comment and let me know what your favorite Christmas recipe is!
‘Til the next project,