Fake Champagne : )

"This is a very good punch for all ages. It has to freeze overnight, so make in advance."
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Ready In:
32 cups


  • 46 ounces pineapple juice
  • 46 ounces apple juice
  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 3 liters ginger ale
  • 12 cup sugar


  • Combine juices, lemonade concentrate and sugar in a large container.
  • Stir until sugar dissolves.
  • Store in freezer at least overnight.
  • Remove from freezer about 3 hours before serving time or until mixture starts getting a little slushy.
  • Break up mixture and place in a large punch bowl.
  • Add ginger ale.

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  1. This is great for kids during the holidays (like New Year's). They don't feel quite so left out when adults make a toast :). We all love the taste and it's good for the kids.
  2. Fantastic punch! While I didn't think this tasted like champagne, I thought it was one of the tastiest punch recipes I've ever tasted. I made it for a Church function and it got rave reviews by young and old. Just as a note, when I tried out the recipe I made it as written, but the night of the event I forgot the sugar. Honestly I preferred it without the added sugar, but it was wonderful both ways. Thanks for the recipe, Karen; I'll use it often.
  3. there is a shortcut version.chill all ingredients and combine in punchbowl.make an ice ring with punch mixture add new washed plastic flowers. garnish with star fruit. shortcut #2 c0ombine all ingredients in eletric icecream freezer. freeze one batch till slushy,combine with another chilled batch. Enjoy!
  4. I made this punch for a wedding shower. WOW! It is the best punch to date for a non-drinking gathring.


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