Recipes and Cooking Peach Aperol Punch Add some sweetness to your drink menu with this refreshing cocktail featuring peaches, lemon juice, and basil. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 8, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Chill Time: 60 mins Total Time: 75 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 233 Calories 33g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.