Christmas Morning Punch

Christmas Morning Punch is the perfect drink to serve on the festive day. A blend of sweet fruit juices that brings the flavors of the season to your holiday breakfast.

glass mug full of christmas morning punch.

We love this punch, and we make it every year. We make a delicious Christmas breakfast with bacon, eggs, sausage, and sweet quick breads, then we pair it with this delicious punch for a sweet and savory start to the big day!

glass mug full of christmas morning punch held in the air.

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It only uses a handful of simple ingredients.
  • It’s an easy recipe that only takes a little mixing.
  • The fruit juices combine to create the flavor of the holidays in every sip.
  • It’s perfect for breakfast or as a drink at your holiday gathering.


bottles of ginger ale, orange juice, pineapple juice, cranberry juice, an orange and a bowl of cranberries on a counter.

You’ll only need 5 simple ingredients to make this recipe, and you can find them all easily at your local grocery store.

All the ingredients are right here, but the exact amounts are available in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  • Cranberry cocktail juice
  • Pineapple juice
  • Orange juice
  • Ginger ale
  • Orange slices and cranberries for garnish

🔪 How to Make Christmas Morning Punch

Making this punch is just about as easy as it gets. It just takes a little mixing and chilling. That’s it!

punch being mixed in a 2 quart glass pitcher.

Step 1: Mix the Punch

Combine all the ingredients in a pitcher and stir.

glass pitcher full of punch with orange slices and whole cranberries added for garnish.

Step 2: Chill

Chill for at least an hour. Serve in glasses garnished with orange slices and cranberries.


Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Try adding vodka for an adult version of this punch.
  • Add champagne in place of ginger ale for a fancy adult version of this punch.
  • For a super festive look, dip the glass rims in orange juice and then red sprinkles.

If you’re looking for another delicious Christmas punch, check out this boozy Grinch punch.

🥄 Equipment

  • Measuring cups
  • Pitcher
  • Long spoon
glass mug full of christmas morning punch.

🥫 Storage

Refrigerate this punch for up to 5 days in an air-tight container.

💭 Tips

  • 1 hour is the minimum time to chill this punch but overnight is better.
  • Mix your punch thoroughly so all the flavors combine well.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What is Christmas morning punch?

Christmas morning punch is a traditional punch made with various juices meant to be served on Christmas morning as part of breakfast.

Can you make alcoholic Christmas punch?

You sure can! Just add some vodka or replace the ginger ale with champagne.

When should you serve Christmas punch?

Christmas punch is a classic fruit punch blend perfect for Christmas morning or Christmas parties.

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🧾Recipe Card

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glass mug full of christmas morning punch.

Christmas Morning Punch

Christmas morning punch is a classic holiday breakfast drink loaded with the sweet and tangy fruit flavors of the season.
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Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 113kcal


  • pitcher
  • serving glasses


  • 2 cups cranberry cocktail juice
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups ginger ale
  • Orange slices and cranberries for garnish


  • Into your pitcher or punch bowl add all the ingredients and stir.
  • Chill for 1 hour.
  • Serve and garnish the glasses with a few slices of orange and some cranberries.


Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.03g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 132IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.5mg

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