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New Year’s Eve Punch Recipes

New Year’s Eve Punch Recipes

New Year's Eve Punch Recipes | New Year's Eve | New Year's Eve Punch | New Year's Eve Drinks | New Year's Eve Drink Ideas | Drink Ideas for New Year's EveSo you’ve decided to host a New Year’s Eve party-whether it’s for your family and friends or your besties and neighbors, it’s important that you have a punch ready to slake the thirst of the masses. A good punch has a well rounded flavor and the versatility to add alcohol if needed. It’s important to have a punch bowl or dispenser that you can use, and lucky for you, I’ve got a few options!

Dispenser: If you’re looking for a dispenser so that people can serve themselves, then this is a great option!

Punch Bowl & Ladle: If you want to serve up an insta-worthy drink, then this is the way to go. You can definitely arrange your garnish as you please and either allow guests to serve themselves or serve for them.

Pitcher: If you’re looking for something a little more casual, then a pitcher can work wonders!

Now onto the recipes:

Cranberry Tangerine and Pomegranate Punch

New Year's Eve Punch Recipes | New Year's Eve | New Year's Eve Punch | New Year's Eve Drinks | New Year's Eve Drink Ideas | Drink Ideas for New Year's EveIngredients:

  • 1 bag fresh cranberries, for swizzle sticks
  • 2 c. freshly squeezed pomegranate juice (about 5 pomegranates)
  • 5 c. cranberry-juice cocktail
  • 1 bunch mint, for swizzle sticks
  • 3 c. freshly squeezed tangerine juice (about 7 tangerines)
  • 2 bottles (750ml each) sparkling wine, champagne, or club soda

Process: Make your swizzle sticks if desired but putting 3 cranberries and two mint leaves alternating on wooden skewers. Cover with a damp paper towel and refrigerate if needed. In your punch bowl, whisk the fruit juices. Fill your glasses with ice, ladle 1/2 c. of the punch and top with your chosen sparkling beverage. Serve!

New Year’s Citrus Punch

New Year's Eve Punch Recipes | New Year's Eve | New Year's Eve Punch | New Year's Eve Drinks | New Year's Eve Drink Ideas | Drink Ideas for New Year's EveIngredients

  • 2 c. bottled pear nectar
  • 2 c. chilled club soda
  • 4 c. orange juice
  • 1 c. light rum (if desired)
  • Orange slices for garnish

Process: Strain pear nectar and orange juice through a fine-mesh sieve into your punch bowl. Right before serving add in your club soda and rum (if you’re serving it boozy). Garnish with sliced oranges and serve!

Mulled Wine

New Year's Eve Punch Recipes | New Year's Eve | New Year's Eve Punch | New Year's Eve Drinks | New Year's Eve Drink Ideas | Drink Ideas for New Year's EveIngredients

  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1 orange, sliced into rounds, with more for garnish
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, plus more for garnish
  • 3 star of anise
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 1/2 c. brandy

Process: In a good saucepan set on a burner with medium heat, combine all your ingredients until they start to simmer. Don’t boil it. Once it starts to simmer, lower your heat to medium-low and stir softly for about 10 minutes. Serve warm and garnish with citrus, cinnamon, whatever floats your boat!

Sparkling Cranberry Punch

New Year's Eve Punch Recipes | New Year's Eve | New Year's Eve Punch | New Year's Eve Drinks | New Year's Eve Drink Ideas | Drink Ideas for New Year's EveIngredients:

  • 2 quarts cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 quart sparkling water
  • 1 6-oz. can frozen pink lemonade (thawed)
  • Cranberries for garnish

Process: Combine all ingredients in your punchbowl, using cranberries for garnish as desired. Serve!

Cranberry Apple Cider

New Year's Eve Punch Recipes | New Year's Eve | New Year's Eve Punch | New Year's Eve Drinks | New Year's Eve Drink Ideas | Drink Ideas for New Year's EveIngredients

  • 1 liter apple juice (unsweetened)
  • 2 c. orange juice (unsweetened)
  • 1 liter cranberry juice (unsweetened)
  • 1/4-1/2 c. sugar (or other sweetener)
  • 3 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves

Process: Toss all ingredients into your favorite slow cooker and stir so it’s well combined. Go ahead and put your slow cooker on low for 3-4 hours, then keep warm until you serve. Feel free to refrigerate this and reheat when needed!

And there you have it! 5 wonderful recipes for a perfect New Year’s punch! Happy New Year, ya’ll.



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