Recipe
Champagne Punch

Champagne Punch

Punch is great for a crowd. Serve this at your holiday or New Year's party this year. It will be a hit!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: About 3 quarts

Ingredients

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus lemon slices for garnish (optional)
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, plus orange slices for garnish
  • 1/2 cup Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/2 cup Cognac
  • Two 750ml bottles dry Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled
  • Lime slices, for garnish (optional)
  • Fresh strawberries, for garnish (optional)

Directions

  • Combine lemon juice, sugar, orange juice, Grand Marnier, Triple Sec, and Cognac in a nonreactive bowl and stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Transfer to a decorative bowl or pitcher, add Champagne, and stir to combine. Garnish with citrus slices and fresh strawberries.  Serve immediately in Champagne flutes, wine glasses or punch cups.

  • Note: You can make the punch up to 1 hour ahead. Store covered tightly with plastic wrap in the refrigerator. Garnish with the fruit right before serving.