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Pumpkin Punch Recipe, a Fun Fall Drink

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One of the best things about fall is the amazing pumpkin recipes that get made. In particular, I’m loving this pumpkin punch recipe.

If you’re looking for fun, tasty, and Easy Pumpkin recipes, you’re going to love the outcome of this simple drink!

Super versatile and ready to serve a crowd, I think this pumpkin pie drink is definitely going on my list as one of the top drinks for fall.

Now if only I had a big fall party to bring this drink to!

kid or pregnancy friendly Pumpkin Punch Recipe

It’s a creamy, full flavor alcohol free pumpkin drink, and just so refreshing. Basically the perfect fall mocktails for kids.

And the best part of this pumpkin flavored drink is just how easy it is to put together. Your kiddos could definitely help make this punch and they’ll love taking part!

Honestly, this comes together in minutes and will be ready to serve immediately with some ice, or you can chill it overnight. And it’s gluten-free and dairy free, so it’s allergy-friendly if you want to take it to your kid’s school. Perfect for a last-minute fall party drink, if you ask me!

Plus, this is really tasty stuff, even for adults. Brings together two wonderful fall drinks with a little fizz and cinnamon bite. When I decided to make this pumpkin spice punch, I really had no idea how much my kids would like it.

But, they were in the kitchen with a cup in hand almost immediately (it smells WONDERFUL) and the punch bowl was drained in minutes. For real. Minutes. I wouldn’t have been able to get a cup if I hadn’t elbowed through the crowd and insisted that “hey, I made this, so I get some!”

It was so good, in fact, if I were going to make this pumpkin spice punch for a party, I might consider doubling the recipe, it just goes so fast!

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One thing I would change, however, is adding some ice. Not that this recipe really needs to be chilled, but wouldn’t it be SUPER CUTE to have little pumpkin ice cubes in the punch? I think it would. And then it would be a little cooler, which might be a fun alternative to room temperature punch.

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in this pumpkin punch recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for.

Note that you won’t need a mesh strainer for this UNLESS you are going to puree your own pumpkin. If you are going to puree your own pumpkin (whoa, you’re brave!), be sure to puree puree puree and then run it through a mesh strainer to get all the biggest chunks out.

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Must Have Resources:

When making Pumpkin Punch at home, you really need to have the following Amazon affiliate tools on hand.

I mean, I guess you could serve this in a pitcher (this may be a good idea if you’re not planning to serve it immediately), but a punch bowl is just so fun for kids. They think that anything that comes out of a punch bowl is a treat! LOL!

The same with the pumpkin cups and pumpkin ice cube trays. If you’re going to go big with making a pumpkin punch, you might as well go BIG.

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Make it a Meal:

If you’re wanting to bring a glass of pumpkin punch to the table, or pull together some hearty food for a party that complements the pumpkin spice drink, check out these versatile recipes:

Main Dish: Saucy Beef Chili

Vegetable Side: Oven Sweet Potato Steak Fries

Starch Side: Spaghetti Squash Au Gratin – or try one of these Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Don’t forget Dessert: Butterfinger Brownie Recipe

Pumpkin Punch Recipe

Best Pumpkin Drink Recipes:

Once you make this Pumpkin Punch Recipe, you’ll be ready for more pumpkin pie spice -flavored drinks, for sure. I know my kids were (can you believe they drank ALL of this in a matter of a half hour?! thirsty little buggers!) absolutely ready for more pumpkin drinks the moment they finished this punch bowl.

I have so many more ideas for pumpkin drinks (and hot chocolate recipes), so be sure to check back soon!

Pumpkin Punch Recipe for kids

What are some common variations of pumpkin punch?

Pumpkin punch is a type of punch that is made with pumpkin puree or juice, spices, and other ingredients.

It is a popular beverage during the fall and winter months, and it can be served hot or cold.

Common variations of pumpkin punch include spiced pumpkin punch, gingerbread pumpkin punch, and chocolate pumpkin punch. Each variation has its own unique flavor profile, but all are typically sweet and savory with a slightly spicy kick.

Pumpkin punch is a versatile beverage that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike. Whether you are looking for a festive drink to serve at your Halloween party or a comforting beverage to warm you up on a cold winter day, pumpkin punch is sure to hit the spot.

How long does pumpkin punch last?

The answer to this question largely depends on how the punch is stored. For example, if pumpkin punch is left out at room temperature, it will only last for a few hours before spoiling. However, if the punch is refrigerated, it can last for several days.

The key to extending the shelf-life of pumpkin punch is to keep it cold. This will prevent bacterial growth and keep the flavors fresh.

When stored properly, pumpkin punch can be enjoyed for several days after it is made.

Can I freeze pumpkin punch?

Pumpkin punch is a popular autumn drink made with pumpkin puree, spices, and citrus juice. While this beverage is typically served cold, some people prefer to freeze it for a slushier texture.

While freezing pumpkin punch will not affect its flavor, it may change the consistency and make the drink less refreshing.

If you do choose to freeze pumpkin punch, it is important to thaw it slowly in the refrigerator to avoid diluting the flavor.

Overall, freezing pumpkin punch is a matter of personal preference and should be based on your desired texture and flavor.

 Is there anything else I need to know about making pumpkin Punch?

Pumpkin Punch is a popular Halloween drink made with pumpkin puree, apple cider, and spices. While the exact ingredients can vary, most recipes call for some combination of ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

To make the punch, simply combine all of the ingredients in a large pitcher and stir well.

For an extra special touch, you can garnish each glass with a sprig of fresh Rosemary or a dash of ground nutmeg. Whether you’re serving it to trick-or-treaters or grown-ups, Pumpkin Punch is sure to be a hit!

More Pumpkin Recipes:

If you want to do a whole pumpkin-themed snack time or movie night, do I have the recipes for you! I love fall and all the pumpkin treats, and I bet you will love these, too:

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Pumpkin Punch

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

One of the best things about fall is the amazing pumpkin recipes that get made. In particular, I'm loving this pumpkin punch recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 28-ounce can pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups club soda
  • Sliced orange for garnish
  • Cinnamon sticks for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine water, sugar, and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large punch bowl, combine the apple cider, orange juice and pumpkin puree. Whisk until the pumpkin is smooth and all ingredients are well combined.
  3. Add the cinnamon syrup and club soda and gently stir to combine.
  4. Garnish with sliced oranges and cinnamon sticks.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 135Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 2gSugar: 29gProtein: 1g

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Amy

Friday 30th of September 2022

How would I do this recipe if I was making 2 gallons?

Amy

Sunday 6th of October 2019

We love Pumpkin and we do not drink alcohol, so this recipe sounds like the perfect recipe. I chose you to be featured at Best of the Weekend.

frugal hausfrau

Tuesday 1st of October 2019

Wow, how creative! And a beverage with veggies - and no one will say "Wow, I coulda had a v8" lol!

Thanks for stopping by Fiesta Friday~ See you next week!

Mollie

Beverly

Sunday 29th of September 2019

This pumpkin drink looks so yummy and great for fall. Congratulations, you are being featured on Over The Moon Linky Party. I hope you stop by. Hugs, Bev

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