You have created a beautiful backdrop for holiday entertaining, complete with a dazzling menu and a festive playlist. Why not add to the cheer with the perfect champagne punch? For a playful presentation, serve yours in mason jars complete with decorative lids. Or, let guests determine how much is just right for them with a more traditional punch bowl.
Here are a few punch recipe ideas to get your creative juices flowing as the countdown to your gathering is on:
Champagne Punch Bellini
This recipe is perhaps the easiest to whip up. All you need is your favorite champagne, flavored sorbet of your choice and fresh fruit. Though the method is low-fuss, the results are delicious. The presentation is also pleasing to the eye. View the recipe and photos on Crazy for Crust.
New Year’s Eve Champagne Punch
The inclusion of your favorite ruby port, fresh grapefruit juice and simple syrup make this recipe sweet and tart at the same time. Get the details on the Spicy Perspective blog. Garnished with grapefruit and gorgeous in its hue, your guests will make their way back to the punch bowl for more.
Southern Living’s Sparkling Punch
With a 5-star review, this punch recipe is both sweet and sour. Pink lemonade, white cranberry juice and club soda come together effortlessly, complete with a mint garnish.
With fresh berries galore and pear juice, this recipe looks lovely and does not disappoint. Get the rundown on The Chic blog.
Raspberry Lemonade Champagne Punch
With a little extra kick thanks to the vodka and lime wedges, this punch is festive and makes the perfect addition to your holiday table with its red and green touches (simply raspberries and lime wedges). Visit Eat, Drink, Love for the recipe.
Elderflower Champagne Punch
Holiday entertaining is not complete without something from Martha. She recommends an elderflower liqueur, such as St-Germain, for this recipe. Fresh lemon juice and chilled cranberry juice infuse a delightful punch. Refer to her directions on the Martha Stewart Living website.
When deciding which champagne is right for the occasion, there are several options to choose from. André Champagne has a classic California Champagne, an Extra Dry Champagne and a smooth Blush Champagne. Read more about each as you prepare for a spectacular evening with those you cherish most.
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