Pretty Party Punch

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by looneytunesfan

This sparkling punch has been a lifesaver for many last-minute showers, parties and get-togethers, because it’s quick and inexpensive. You can use any flavor soft drink mix for a different flavor and color, but black cherry is a favorite. For a lighter version, replace the sugar and soft drink mix with sugar-free Kool-Aid, and substitute diet soda as well.

Top Review by bullwinkle

Made this for a birthday party. Everyone said how good it was. I am going to add it to my punch recipe collection. Thanks looneytunesfan. Bullwinkle.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 (1/4 ounce) envelopes unsweetened Kool-Aid powdered drink mix, black cherry
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 liters carbonated lemon-lime beverage, chilled
  • 2 liters ginger ale, chilled


  1. In a small bowl, stir the sugar, soft drink mix and hot water until sugar is dissolved. Cool to room temperature. Just before serving, combine the soft drink mixture, lemon-lime soda and ginger ale in a large punch bowl.

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