Sparkling Berry Punch

Whatever your reason for celebration, this vodka punch will help you revel with style.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Freeze Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
20

Ingredients

  • 2 cup raspberry-, cherry-, or citrus-flavored vodka, chilled

  • cup orange liqueur

  • 2 tablespoon kirsch

  • 4 cup ice cubes

  • 1 750 milliliter bottle sparkling wine or champagne, chilled

  • 2 cup carbonated water, chilled (16 ounces)

  • Sugar (optional)

  • 1 recipe Raspberry Brittle (see below)

Raspberry Brittle

  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup edible flowers (such as marigolds, calenula, violas, pansies, or dianthus)

  • 1 cup fresh raspberries or other fresh fruit

Directions

  1. In a medium punch bowl combine vodka, orange liqueur, kirsch, and ice cubes. To preserve carbonation, carefully pour sparkling wine or champange and carbonated water down side of bowl. (If desired, sweeten to taste with a little sugar.) Top with some chunks of Raspberry Brittle. Serve each glass of punch with a piece of the Raspberry Brittle. Makes about 20 (4-ounce) servings.

Raspberry Brittle

  1. Pour water into bottom of 15x10x1-inch baking pan with sides (or use a 13x9x2-inch baking pan). Sprinkle surface of water evenly with edible flowers. Sprinkle surface of water evenly with fresh raspberries or other fresh fruit. Freeze 3 hours or overnight. To unmold, allow to stand at room temperature 5 or 10 minutes or until ice can be removed. Remove from pan and break into large chunks. Place in punch just before serving.

The day before, prepare Raspberry Brittle.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

108 Calories
5g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 108
% Daily Value *
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Vitamin C 3mg 15%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.