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Sherbet Punch

Updated on April 7, 2015
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Sherbet Punch
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A Great Party Drink

Over the years, I have served this Sherbet Punch at bridal showers, baby showers, graduation parties, Halloween parties, luncheons, teas, etc. and guests always ask for the recipe.

It isn't always easy to plan a menu for so many different people with varying tastes. However, there is one punch that is always a hit.

Sherbet punch is by far the most requested party drink and it is so easy to make, that I always hate to reveal my recipe. No one can believe that it is so simple and requires so few ingredients to create such a delightful refreshment.

Sherbet Is Available in Several Different Flavors and Colors

Photo is Blue Bunny Raspberry Sherbet

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Easy Sherbet Punch Recipe

Choose Your Own Favorite Flavor or Color of Sherbet for this Recipe

Easy Sherbet Punch Recipe Ingredients

  • 1/2 gallon Sherbet
  • 2 Liters Ginger Ale


  1. Let Sherbet soften for about 45 minutes.
  2. Cut Sherbet into smaller squares and place in punch bowl
  3. Slowly add Ginger Ale
4.2 stars from 5 ratings of Sherbet Punch

Sherbet Punch makes a very pretty addition to any table!

Party Table
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The Punch Bowl I Use for My Sherbet Punch

Crystalware Maryland Plastics Large Punch Bowl, 12 quart, Clear
Crystalware Maryland Plastics Large Punch Bowl, 12 quart, Clear

I frequently prefer to use this style of crystal replica punch bowl. Compared to real crystal, it is inexpensive, light weight and is not easily broken. It is also easily replaceable.


Additional Punch Recipes

Freedom Punch Bowl
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      Tanya Jones 3 years ago from Texas USA

      This sounds like a delicious drink to serve in summer.

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      Renaissance Woman 3 years ago from Colorado

      This has always been my favorite kind of punch. Thanks for sharing your recipe. Appreciated!

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      LadyDuck 4 years ago

      Nice lens, I like your punch recipes, these one will be perfect for summer parties.

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      Melissa Miotke 4 years ago from Arizona

      I will try this at my next party. I need a good punch recipe. Thanks:)

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      kcsantos 4 years ago

      I love sherbet! Thanks for sharing this

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      Fay Favored 4 years ago from USA

      Sounds like the punch I grew up on in our church, except they used 7 UP and grapefruit juice. It's something that goes with everything.

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      myspace9 4 years ago

      Nice lens and many many thanks for blessing my lens. Happy holidays and new year bring good things in your life and fulfill all your dreams.

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      Sharon Berry 5 years ago from Michigan

      I've been looking for an easy punch recipe to serve when I have the seniors from our church over for a Christmas open house. This one will be perfect. Thanks for sharing.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing the recipe. This is good and refreshing.

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      Mary 5 years ago from Chicago area

      sherbet punch is a classic memory from my childhood! need to make it again!

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      jdwheeler 5 years ago

      I have always loved this at parties and such!

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      Gayle Dowell 5 years ago from Kansas

      I've always loved sherbet punch. Thanks for posting the recipe!

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      dahlia369 5 years ago

      Sounds delicious... :)

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      MrMojo01 5 years ago

      Sounds really good!

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      Nona Weeks 5 years ago from Florissant, CO

      That sounds so good. I will have to try it, thank you

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      mrsclaus411 5 years ago

      This sounds so refreshing.

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      HorseAndPony LM 5 years ago

      This is easy and my family would love it. Thanks for sharing!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Stopping back for a refreshing sherbet punch on this way too hot day, I'm still amazed how simple it is! That scoop of raspberry sherbet is meant to tempt!

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      Your afternoon tea looks absolutely delightful and your sherbet punch so refreshing. Just seeing my favorite flavor featured in such a large image had my mouth watering. Yummy.

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      xriotdotbiz lm 5 years ago

      My favorite punch and so easy! Love it with pineapple sherbet.

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      DecoratingMom411 5 years ago

      I think I'm going to love this. Thank you for sharing.

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      SquidooDolls 5 years ago

      Definitely have to try sherbet punch :)

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      i love it. thanks for sharing.

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      Gloria Freeman 5 years ago from Alabama USA

      This is a very yummy punch.

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      madnessmerritt 5 years ago

      Thank you, I didn't think of using sherbet to make punch. I will try that this summer and if my family likes it maybe use it at my daughters 5th bday party in sept.

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      Spiderlily321 5 years ago

      I've always loved this stuff. My mom made it all the time when my sister and I were younger. Thanks for sharing!

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      I have been here and cannot believe your recipe is so easy!

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      Karen 5 years ago from U.S.

      We had sherbet punch at a baby shower I went to recently -- I love it!

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      KimGiancaterino 5 years ago

      I love sherbet punch!

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      HollyHomemaker 5 years ago

      I just had this when I visited my parents recently for my dad's birthday. It tastes so good!

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      bechand 5 years ago

      haven't had it in a long time - but my mom ALWAYS made it for EVERY gathering ... (I should do it for the next one huh ...? She used to also add a can of Hawaiian Punch...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I've always used the same basic recipe. We add fruit punch to ours. Or whatever else sounds good. Great lens. Thanks for sharing.

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      intermarks 5 years ago

      Sherbet if one of my favorite dessert.

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      julieannbrady 5 years ago

      Ah, I've not partaken of a sherbet punch for a lot of years! Delicious.

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      LouisaDembul 5 years ago

      This sherbet punch sounds good and easy to make, two important things for me when preparing a party!

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      Shana rios Chavez 5 years ago

      I love sherbet punch and your pictures are beautiful thank you

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      marsha32 5 years ago

      We all love sherbet punch here!

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      Miha Gasper 5 years ago from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU

      Wow, I always thought preparation of punch is more complicated. I will try these ideas for sure! Thank you;-)

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      gamecheathub 6 years ago

      I prefer the non-alcoholic version of this punch. I've had it both ways and it is extremely addictive and yummy. It's been a long time since I've had it and this lens just kicked it back on my radar. I'm going to have to make some for New Year's. Thanks!

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      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      Sounds good, I'll have to try this Sherbet Punch recipe for sure :)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great recipes, I will keep coming back.

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      boutiqueshops 6 years ago

      I love sherbet punch! Well done ~ this is a lovely lens. Thank you for having me to tea. Blessed by an angel!

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      MintySea 6 years ago

      i used to love this when I was teen at halloweeb parties and dances

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      travelbroad 6 years ago

      Oh such a simple thing but evokes such emotion! I'm resisting the temptation to go to the supermarket to get the ingredients to make this sherbet punch right now!

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      Mary Norton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Just have to try this. Looks very refreshing.

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      justholidays 6 years ago

      Mmmm... this sherbet punch looks and sounds quite refreshing! In addition, I love Canada Dry as well as sherbet!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 6 years ago

      I love sherbet punch.

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      Gerald McConway 6 years ago

      This Sherbet is great if you have never tried it. We use it at summer parties all the time and it is gone before the sherbet melts into the soda. Very refreshing! Spike it up with some Vodka and the adults will love it!

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      June Parker 6 years ago from New York

      The addition of sherbet and ginger-ale to any punch is always a pleaser but because I don't drink soda I never thought to use just these two simple ingredients to make a sherbet punch. I will have to come back as there are so many links I just didn't have time to visit them all.

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      GetSillyProduct 6 years ago

      This sounds incredible simple to make and I bet it tastes delicious, gonna give it a try :)

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      annamari 6 years ago

      I'm glad that I stopped by. I have been looking for a good punch recipe and will be trying this at our next party (soon!). Sometimes, the simple recipes are best! Thanks for sharing.

      I like the above photos that you chose for your lens.

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      CruiseReady 6 years ago from East Central Florida

      This sherbet punch is just delicious! Don't know how anything so simple can be so good, but it is!

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      squid-pinkchic18 6 years ago

      Helpful lens, yummy! Thanks for sharing!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great read

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      Iulian LM 6 years ago

      Let's try this ... sounds tasty!

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      CCGAL 6 years ago

      I love punch and punch bowls - I make a similar punch, but we use a mixture of orange and lemon-lime soda, or strawberry soda. I especially enjoy getting to set up and use my punch bowls - I've got 3 now that are from the 50's, and sit on pedestals - they look amazing when they are full of punch. I enjoyed this lens a lot.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Thanks for the punch recipe. I'll be using it.

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      Kiwisoutback 6 years ago from Massachusetts

      I haven't had sherbet in years. Sounds good right about now on this cold afternoon, even though it's snowing!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      How simple and wonderful! I always wondered how this was made, yummy!

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      kimbesa 6 years ago from USA

      Sweet! I'll have some more punch, please!

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      miaponzo 6 years ago

      Thanks for having me!

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      hayleylou lm 6 years ago

      This sounds delicous, thanks for sharing

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      JammerJ 6 years ago

      I will have a cup of that punch, please. Looks great.

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      Elizabeth Sheppard 7 years ago from Bowling Green, Kentucky

      I bet this recipe is very popular. Thanks!

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      Treasures By Brenda 7 years ago from Canada

      I have used sherbet in punch recipes before. This variation sounds good.

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      Faye Rutledge 7 years ago from Concord VA

      I love this punch, but haven't had it in ages. I'll have to remember to make it for our next birthday party! It's so easy, there's no excuse not to make it. :)

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      tssfacts 7 years ago

      This punch is wonderful! I use Wink as my "soft drink" mixture. It only seems to be sold around the holidays where I live. Any kind of sherbet works too.

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 7 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Well today is really too hot, so this sherbet punch might be just the thing!

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      ohcaroline 7 years ago

      It's my favorite too! Haven't made it in a while though...just might need to make some for fun. :)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 7 years ago from United States

      @VSP: Now that you mention it, it seems like I remember someone telling me they tried Sprite. I would bet either of the Sprite or the lemon lime soda would add a zing to the punch :) Might be fun!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 7 years ago from United States

      @RhondaAlbom: You are welcome and orange sherbet is my favorite too!

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      VSP 7 years ago

      This punch is good, I've also had it made with lemon lime soda.

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      encouragingwords 7 years ago

      It's been so long since I've had this; I may have to make some just for myself!

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      Rhonda Albom 7 years ago from New Zealand

      I am also an orange sherbet fan. Great lens. Thanks for featuring one of mine.

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      IntuitiveHealer 7 years ago

      Orange sherbet is my favorite but I like lime when mixed in a punch.

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      hlkljgk 7 years ago from Western Mass