9 Irresistible Champagne Punch Recipes

Karen Frazier
Contributor Sue-Lynn Moses
toasting with mimosas

Champagne punch is the perfect cocktail for any occasion - from backyard barbecues to bridal showers and formal holiday dinners. These Champagne punch recipes serve a crowd, so they're perfect for parties.

1920's Champagne Punch

This punch is perfect for a 20s themed party. It makes about 26 one-cup servings.

Ingredients

  • 3 bottles (750 mL) of dry Champagne or sparkling wine (about two and a half 750 ml bottles)
  • 2 tablespoons of orange curacao
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • The juice from three fresh squeezed lemons
  • 2 cups of brewed unsweetened tea, cooled
  • 2 cups of light rum
  • 4 tablespoons of brandy
  • Up to 2 quarts of sparkling water
  • Ice

Instructions

Mix the ingredients together in a punch bowl and top with soda water before serving.

Cranberry Champagne Punch

This sweet-tart punch yields about 15 one-cup servings.

Cranberry Champagne punch

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces of cranberry juice
  • 12 ounces of frozen limeade concentrate
  • 12 ounces (one can) frozen pink lemonade concentrate
  • 2 bottles of dry Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 1 liter of carbonated water
  • Ice
  • Cranberries and orange slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large punch bowl, combine the cranberry juice, limeaid, lemonade, Champagne, carbonated water, and ice.
  2. Garnish with fresh cranberries and orange slices.

Mimosa Punch

This traditional brunch Champagne punch yields about 20 one-cup servings.

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces of frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 3 bottles of champagne or sparkling wine
  • 8 cups of ginger ale
  • Ice

Instructions

Mix all the ingredients together in a punch bowl.

Summer Champagne Punch

This light and fizzy Champagne punch is based on the popular cocktail, the French 75. The dry gin and citrus are the perfect light accompaniments to make this a refreshing punch for summer. It yields about 14 one-cup servings.

Ingredients

  • 3 bottles dry Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 3 cups dry gin
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon bitters (orange bitters if you can find them)
  • Orange slices for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions

In a large punch bowl, mix all ingredients.

Fall Champagne Punch

This fall champagne punch has traditional harvest flavors including apple and ginger. It yields about 12 one-cup servings.

Ingredients

  • 2 bottles dry Champagne
  • 3 cups ginger beer
  • 1 (750 mL) bottle of sparkling apple cider
  • Ice

Instructions

In a punch bowl, combine all ingredients.

Strawberry Pink Champagne Punch

This pink punch is perfect for a bridal shower. It yields about 16 one-cup servings.

Pink Champagne punch with berries

Ingredients

  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 cup Grand Marnier or orange liqueur
  • 2 (750 mL) bottles of Rosé Champagne
  • 2 liters sparkling water
  • Ice
  • Raspberries and orange slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, sugar, and orange liqueur. Mix, mashing the strawberries slightly as you do. Allow to stand for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large punchbowl, combine the champagne, sparkling water, strawberry mixture, and ice. Mix well.
  3. Garnish with orange slices and raspberries.

Orange-Ginger Champagne Sherbet Punch

This celebratory punch is delicious at weddings and parties throughout the year. It yields about 20 one-cup servings of punch.

Ingredients

  • 1 quart orange sherbet
  • 2 (750 mL) bottles dry Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled
  • 8 cups freshly squeezed orange juice, chilled
  • 2 liters ginger ale, chilled

Instructions

  1. Scoop the sherbet into a large punch bowl.
  2. Pour the Champagne, orange juice, and ginger ale over the top.

Raspberry Champagne-Vodka Punch

This berry flavored punch yields about 14 one-cup servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound raspberries
  • 1/2 cup Grand Marnier or orange liqueur
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 bottles Rosé Champagne
  • 2 cups vodka
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the raspberries, orange liqueur, and sugar. Mix well, mashing the berries slightly, and allow to sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Add to a large punch bowl. Stir in the Champagne, lime juice, vodka, and ice.

Tropical Champagne and Pineapple Juice Punch

Who says Champagne can't go tropical? This delicious punch is the perfect way to bring the tropics to any gathering. It makes about 15 one-cup servings.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups of pineapple juice
  • 1 (20 ounce) can of crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 bottles of dry Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 1 cup white rum
  • Ice

Instructions

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well.

Chilling With Champagne Punch

Champagne punch is best served very cold. If you have a ring ice mold, this is the best type of ice for your punch because it will melt slowly and keep the punch bubbly and well-chilled.

9 Irresistible Champagne Punch Recipes