1. Food

Party Punch Recipe Collection

Save Time and Energy by Serving Punch at Your Next Party


Plush Punch

Plush Punch

Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham
Smorgas Chef's Glogg Warm Winter Cocktail


Photo Courtesy: © Smorgas Chef
Spirited Punch - Domaine de Canton Party Punch

Spirited Punch

Photo Courtesy of: © Domaine de Canton

Sometimes, when you're hosting a large party the last thing you want is to be stuck behind the bar shaking cocktails. This not only takes some of the fun out of the party for you, but it also takes you away from your guests. One way around that is to recruit or hire a bartender to take care of the drink orders, but that could end up costing you quite a bit for labor and liquor, so another, cheaper, alternative is to serve a punch.

The recipes listed below are wonderful alcoholic (and some non-alcoholic) punches that are filled with flavor and, with a little creativity, the punch bowl can be dressed up to fit any occasion. It's the perfect solution to easily serve large groups.

How to Turn (Almost) Any Cocktail into a Party Punch...

Would you like to receive cocktail tips and recipes every week? Sign up for the free cocktail newsletter and recipe of the week here and get the latest edition sent directly to your email.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.