Rainbow Sherbet Party Punch is made with Hawaiian Punch, Lemon-Lime Soda, and Sherbet ice cream. This party punch is sweet and fun, and kids love it! With a recipe that’s been around for decades, it’s easy to taste why!
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This party punch was a staple at birthday parties and church pot lucks growing up. I can remember being tasked by my great grandmother for punch duty at nearly every get together. Always served in an elegant glass punch bowl. It’s a centerpiece you don’t want to pass on when you see it.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
This fun party punch can be customized for any flavor and any event! Christmas party punch can be both red and green while a blue or pink punch can be made for baby showers or classroom holiday parties. This party punch is sweet, sour, and fizzy!
Exact measurements can be found in the printable recipe card below.
- Add any fresh or frozen fruit you would like to match your theme and flavors.
- Use different colored koolaid pair with different colored sherbet to accent your theme.
- Gingerale or Champagne (adults only) can be used in place of the Lemon-Lime soda.
- Cut the recipe in half to fit a pitcher instead of a punch bowl.
Keep it cold!
If you want to keep the sherbet in scoops for longer, place scoops of ice cream on a parchment lined sheet pan or plastic lined muffin tin, and freeze the ice cream balls prior to adding to punch. They will last longer and keep it cold.
This is an overview of the instructions. For complete directions, scroll down to the bottom.
- Add all ingredients to a large punch bowl or pitcher. Easy as that!
Note that there likely will not be leftovers, but if there are, you can add them to a pitcher and refrigerate. Use up the next day though. The soda will go flat and the sherbet could start to make a film.
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Ice Cream Scoop
Valid point. I once was one of those kids that would go for the melting ice cream balls in the punch. Add just enough ice cream to cover and start the fizzing process when initially put out. As the ice cream disappears or gets served, add more ice cream from the reserved tub.
No it is not. If someone has dairy allergies or intolerances, please do not serve this to them.
No, it’s not the same and will create a different consistency.
Other Party Drink Ideas
- Lavender Lemonade
- Cherry Limeade
- Cranberry Gingerale Party Punch
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Sherbet Party Punch Recipe
- large punch bowl 3 gallons
- ice cream scoop
- 1 gallon Hawaiian fruit punch (2.78)
- 2 liters 7-Up (2.48)
- 48 ounces rainbow sherbet (2.67)
- fresh fruit, optional oranges, raspberries, Maraschino cherries
- Pour all of the soda into the punch bowl. Fill the rest of the way with Hawaiian punch. Use the scoop to add ice cream balls to the top. Add fresh fruit as desired.