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Grow your heart three sizes with this holiday Grinch Punch! Your kids will love this Grinch-inspired holiday drink!
I don’t know about you, but I absolutely LOVE Christmas! It’s my favorite time of the year. My kids and I always make the most of it by baking yummy treats, watching Christmas movies, and making festive crafts! This time of the year is always a little busy, so it’s fun to take the time to wind down with your kids.
The holidays are such an exciting time for kids! There are so many crafts and baked goodies that it’s hard to not love the holiday season! From gingerbread cookies to peppermint hot cocoa, there’s no end to the number of festive treats!
Inspiration Behind Grinch Punch
Every year, we watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas because it’s such a heart-warming classic. You may not think of the Grinch as a heart-warming character; however, the lesson learned in the movie is what makes the Grinch memorable! The Grinch sees all the happy Who’s in Whoville and wants to wreak havoc on their Christmas. He makes his way down to Whoville to steal all of their Christmas presents from underneath their tree. As he makes his way back to his cave, he hears singing coming from the center of Whoville. Once he realizes that the Who’s are still just as happy without any presents, he’s baffled. The Grinch realizes that Christmas really isn’t about presents at all! It’s about sharing joy with the ones you love that makes the season worth celebrating. He returns the gifts and his heart grows three sizes! What a wonderful message to send to your kids this holiday season!
What You Need to Make Grinch Punch
- 2-liter bottle Sprite, chilled
- 3 cups pineapple juice, chilled
- ½ gallon lime sherbet
How to Make Grinch Punch
- In a large punch bowl add ice cream.
- Pour chilled pineapple juice and sprite on top.
- Serve in smaller glasses.
Get Creative with Grinch Punch
You can cut a few sparkly hearts out of foam or cardstock and attach them to some red and white paper straws for staging! Depending on the rim of your glass, you can wrap some red and white baker’s twine around the base of the rim a few times as well. Another thing you could add is red crystal sprinkles to the rim of the glass for some added sweetness!
What If I Can’t Find Lime Sherbet?
All the stores around me don’t sell JUST lime sherbet anymore. However, if you find a gallon of Rainbow Sherbet, you can scoop out the green and use that!
What If My Kids Don’t Like Pineapple Juice?
I get it! Kids are picky. If they don’t like pineapple juice, apple juice would work great with this! The juice is purely to give the punch some added sweetness, so as long as you have some sweet juice, you’re good
How Do You Store Grinch Punch?
Since the recipe is made of ice cream, it’s best to just make what you need and then remake the recipe for another time. The recipe is super easy and short so it’ll be super easy to whip up!
Whether you’re in desperate need of a new recipe to try or you want to try out a themed holiday treat, you can’t go wrong with Grinch Punch!
- 2 liter Sprite bottle chilled
- 3 cups Pineapple Juice chilled
- ½ gallon Lime Sherbet Can also use green sherbet from gallon of Rainbow Sherbet
- Add ice cream to large punch bowl
- Pour chilled pineapple juice and Sprite on top
- Serve in smaller glasses