This all-occasion recipe for fruit punch is a real crowd pleaser. Learn how to make alcoholic fruit punch with this recipe video.
You Will Need
* 5 qt fruit juice of your choice
* Serving bowl
* 2 c sugar
* Club soda
* Rum, vodka, or fruit-flavored schnapps
* Fruit slices
Step 1: Pour juice
Pour the fruit juice into a large serving bowl.
*Tip: Common juices include orange, lemon, pineapple, grape, and watermelon. Mix and match according to taste.
Step 2: Combine water and sugar
Boil one cup of water on the stove, then add two cups of sugar to the saucepan and let it dissolve.
Step 3: Add sugar water and carbonated water
Add the sugar water to the juice. Add the club soda, if using.
Step 4: Spike the punch
If you want to "spike" your fruit punch, add rum, vodka or fruit-flavored schnapps to taste.
Step 5: Chill
Place the punch in the refrigerator for at least an hour to chill.
Step 6: Serve
Garnish with fruit slices if you'd like, and serve cold.
*Fact: Fruit punch was originally called "paantsch," which comes from the Parsi word for five.