Peach Aperol Punch

Add some sweetness to your drink menu with this refreshing cocktail featuring peaches, lemon juice, and basil.

Peach Aperol Punch in short glass with pitcher
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 cups


  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • 1 pound ripe peaches, peeled, pitted, and cut up, or 3 cups frozen unsweetened peach slices

  • 2 sprigs fresh basil

  • 1 cup gin

  • 1 cup Aperol

  • 2 - 3 cup sparkling water, chilled

  • Ice cubes

  • Orange and fresh peach slices


  1. In a large saucepan combine 1 cup water, sugar, and lemon juice. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Add peaches and basil. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; cool. Remove and discard basil. Transfer peach mixture to a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Pour into a pitcher; cover and chill.

  2. Stir gin and Aperol into peach mixture. Slowly pour in desired amount of sparkling water; stir gently. Serve over ice with orange and peach slices and additional basil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

233 Calories
33g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 233
% Daily Value *
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 19.5mg 98%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 189mg 4%
Folate, total 11.2mcg

*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.

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