This Fruit Punch is the real deal. Super sweet, super fruity, and guaranteed to be guzzled by kids everywhere. Dress it up (or down) all you want with endless variations.

Unlike my some of my other party drink options like pink lemonade vodka slush, pirate punch, and passion fruit and pineapple sangria, this one doesn’t have alcohol in it. It’s the perfect punch that everyone can enjoy.

Three glasses with fruit punch in them.

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Need to make more of this popular punch? Click and slide the number next to ‘servings’ on the recipe card below to adjust the ingredients to match how many you’re serving—the recipe does the math for you, it’s that easy.

Can you make a low sugar/no sugar version of fruit punch?

You can definitely reduce the amount of sugar using diet versions of the soda, low sugar fruit juice, or even flavored unsweetened soda water, but make sure you taste test as you go so you like what you’re making.

Can you make fruit punch with ginger ale?

Yes you can: use the ginger ale in the same proportions as the lemon lime soda.

Fruit punch in a large bowl with a few glasses of punch on the side.

Can you make fruit punch without pineapple juice?

Yes. Try mango juice, white grape juice, passionfruit juice, or some other fun tropical flavor.

Can you mix alcohol with fruit punch?

If this is party is only for the grown-ups, then yes! I recommend something light and mixable, like vodka.

Can you add sherbet to fruit punch?

Sherbet can be used in place of fruit juice in the frozen ring mold for a fizzy, creamy floating island in the punchbowl. So retro!

Fruit punch in three clear glasses.

Fruit Punch Recipe

Remember the fruit punch that was made in a giant cut glass bowl and served at every family birthday party, baby shower, and wedding you ever attended as child? This recipe is the real deal. Super sweet, super fruity, and guaranteed to be guzzled by kids everywhere. Dress it up (or down) all you want with endless variations.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 20 mins
Servings 20 servings
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Calories 232

Ingredients 

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans frozen orange juice concentrate thawed
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans frozen lemonade concentrate thawed
  • 1 (48 ounce) can pineapple juice
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 pints strawberries hulled
  • 1 (1 liter) bottle lemon-lime soda such as Sprite

Instructions 

  • Combine the orange juice, lemonade, pineapple juice, and water and stir well.
  • Place the whole strawberries into a ring mold. Pour in enough fruit juice to fill the mold. Freeze. Refrigerate the remaining juice.
  • When ready to serve, pour the fruit juice into a punch bowl and add the soda. Float the strawberry ice ring in the punch.

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Notes

Adapted from The Food Network. Their recipe has 3 cups of sugar in it, but the punch is sufficiently sweet without it. However, feel free to add sugar to taste if that's your style!

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcal
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    1. That’s a really embarrassing typo. You add the water with the concentrates. I fixed it now. So sorry about that! Thanks. -Meggan

  1. I was making a smoothie in the 1500 size blender bowl. I used the bowl because of the amount of ingredients. I had frozen fruit, coconut milk, yogurt and ice. I turned it on to the crush setting. It blew a hoke through the bowl, destroying it. Why would that happen?5 stars

  2. This recipe is yummy! I made it for my niece’s baby shower, and we did a bottle of vodka on the side for anyone that wanted it (most people added it). I imagine it would be good with a little sweet wine added too, perhaps some moscato. Will make over and over again for future showers!5 stars

  3. On my mums brthday we had a mini party for her I made this fruit punch and in the end had to go to the shop for
    more ingredients it was so yummy thanks for the recipe5 stars

    1. I’m glad it worked out well for the party, and I guess running out because it’s delicious is a good problem to have. ;D . -Meggan