Orange Sherbet Punch

Orange Sherbet Punch is the classic party punch we all love, and it’s so easy. In just 5 minutes, you’ll have a sweet, citrusy drink that’s perfect for any occasion from birthday parties to holiday gatherings.

glass of orange sherbet with two straws in it.

We’ve done all kinds of party drinks on our site, and while most of them have been cocktails, we’re all about alcohol-free drinks, as well, especially for parties with mixed company. That’s why we love to make this super-easy, super-delicious sherbet punch when we’re having family get-togethers.

glass of orange sherbet with two straws in it.

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It only takes 3 simple ingredients.
  • It’s ready in just 5 minutes!
  • It’s the classic punch that everyone knows and loves.


sprite, pineapple juice, and orange sherbet on a marble background

You’ll only need 3 ingredients to make this punch. That’s it! Be sure to check out the recipe card at the end of the post for the exact amounts.

  • Sprite
  • Pineapple juice
  • Orange sherbet

🔪 How to Make Orange Sherbet Punch

Making this recipe couldn’t be simpler. It just takes 1 step. That’s all there is to it!

scoops of orange sherbet being added to a glass bowl

Step 1: Combine the Ingredients

Add the Sprite and pineapple juice to a punch bowl. Then, scoop out all the sherbet and add it to the mixture. Enjoy!


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

  • Sherbet – You can use your favorite flavor of sherbet with this recipe.
  • Pineapple Juice – You can use orange juice, pineapple banana, or your other favorite citrus juice.

For a spiked, tropical punch variation, try our pineapple rum punch with mango.

a glass of orange sherbet with two straws in it

🥄 Equipment

  • Punch bowl
  • Ice cream scoop
  • Large spoon

🥫 Storage

We recommend reserving this recipe for serving a crowd. It doesn’t taste the same after the fizz is gone, so we don’t recommend storing it.

💭 Tips

  • Make the punch just before your company arrives or you’re ready to serve it.
  • Only make this punch if you can serve a crowd. It doesn’t taste very good when the fizz is gone.

⁉️ FAQ

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

What is sherbet punch?

It’s a classic punch recipe made with sherbet, lemon-lime soda, and pineapple juice.

Who invented sherbet punch?

No one actually knows. If you ask anyone, they’ll just say it’s always been around. Even food historians aren’t exactly sure where it came from.

Why can’t I store sherbet punch?

You CAN, but you SHOULDN’T! While this punch certainly won’t go bad for several days in the refrigerator, it also won’t be very good once the fizz is gone.

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glass of orange sherbet with two straws in it.

🧾Recipe Card

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glass of orange sherbet with two straws in it.

Orange Sherbet Punch

Classic orange sherbet punch is sweet, fruity, and zingy. AND it's ready in just 5 minutes. It's the classic party punch everyone loves!
2 from 2 votes
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Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16 Servings
Calories: 233kcal


  • punch bowl
  • ladle


  • 2 liters Sprite
  • 12 ounces pineapple juice
  • 2 quarts orange sherbet


  • To your punch bowl add Sprite and pineapple juice, then scoop the orange sherbet into the bowl. For best results, make sure Sprite and pineapple juice are chilled. Enjoy!


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


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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