How To: Make spiked fruit punch

Make spiked fruit punch

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
* Ice
* Ladle
* 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.

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