Friday, April 8, 2011

Sparkling Pink Punch


Makes about 9 cups

1 (12-oz.) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed

4 cups white cranberry juice cocktail

1 qt. club soda, chilled

Garnish: fresh mint sprigs


1. Stir together lemonade concentrate and cranberry juice cocktail in a large pitcher. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. Stir in club soda just before serving. Garnish, if desired.

Champagne Punch: Substitute 1 (750-milliliter) bottle extra-dry Champagne or sparkling wine and 1/4 cup orange liqueur for club soda; proceed with recipe as directed.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Cointreau for orange liqueur.

Inspired by Diana Coppernoll, Linden, North Carolina, Southern Living
JUNE 2008