Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe comes from a Southern Living Christmas Recipe book. Timing does not include chilling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in evaporated milk and almond extract.
  4. Allow to cool.
  5. Chill until ready to serve.
  6. Combine ice cream, milk mixture, and lemon-lime beverage in a large container just before serving.
  7. Stir gently, breaking the ice cream into small pieces.
  8. Transfer punch into a punch bowl.
  9. Recipe may be halved for smaller gatherings.


Most Helpful

Beautiful and delicious punch! What a nice alternative for the holidays. I made this punch for a program reception and received rave reviews from even the harshest of critics. The fluffy white texture and the subtle almond flavor had everyone guessing- what's the secret? I'll be sure to use this recipe again.

Humble Hostess March 22, 2008

I have made this recipe for years! I am "expected" to take it every year to my Garden Club's Christmas Party. It is very good and easy. I make one batch for the whole Holiday Season. Kids of all ages love it. I sometimes sprinkle nutmeg or colored sugar crystals just for effect.

Kathy's Kitchen in Wakeman,Ohio December 10, 2006

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