This punch is appropriate for parties and get-togethers in the warm weather months and is easy to make. These directions make enough for about 20 cupfuls.

Ingredients and equipment:

  • 2 quarts (~1.9 liters) of ginger ale, chilled
  • 6 scoops of raspberry or orange sherbet
  • 1 unpeeled orange, thinly sliced
  • 10 ice cubes
  • a large punch bowl
  • punch cups or just cups
  • bottle opener
  1. Pour the ginger ale into the punch bowl.
  2. Add the sherbet, breaking up each spoonful so that it melts. (Rum, champagne, or any spirits can be added here as desired).
  3. Put in the ice cubes and stir.
  4. Add the orange slices for decoration.
  5. Pour the punch into cups and serve.