A refreshing, whiskey punch we’re calling apple harvest punch! It’s made with apple cider, lemon juice, whiskey and ginger simple syrup. It’s great for a fall gathering, pumpkin carving party, Thanksgiving or a cheese gathering!
We love this recipe because it’s simple to make and has the best fall flavors like apple cider and ginger. The lemon juice adds a slight citrus flavor to give it balance.
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We served it at our fall gathering and it was a hit. Adding edible flowers gives it color and texture and a beautiful presentation. Furthermore, Serve it with our festive fall cheese and meat platter for a simple fall spread.
How to Make Apple Harvest Punch
Apple Cider – The base of the recipe, adds sweetness and a tart apple flavor.
Whiskey – Any bourbon whiskey will work for this recipe.
Lemon Juice – Fresh squeezed is always best.
Ginger Simple Syrup – Buy or make ginger simple syrup.
Club Soda – Dilutes the cocktails and gives it a nice balance.
- Add all of the ingredients into a large punch bowl.
- Add ice, sliced lemons and edible flowers to garnish the cocktail.
Ginger Simple Syrup
To make ginger simple syrup, you’ll need 1/2 cup ginger juice and 1/2 cup sugar. Add both of the ingredient into a small saucepan and simmer on low until the sugar melts.
Remove the ginger syrup and let it cool before adding it to the punch.
Harvest Punch Garnishes
There are so many fun ways you can garnish this punch recipe to make it festive. Here are some o four favorite ideas:
- Lemon Slices
- Edible Flowers
- Candies Ginger
- Dried Orange Slices
Another cute idea when serving the whiskey punch recipe at a fall gathering is to write guests names on name cards and use a small clothes pin to attach it to the glass.
Harvest Punch None Alcoholic
If you want to make a harvest punch without alcohol, leave out the whiskey. The punch will taste refreshing with apple cider, ginger and lemon juice. It’s perfect for harvest parties!
How to Store Harvest Punch
If you want to make this ahead of time, add all of the ingredients (except ice) into a pitcher and place it in the refrigerator. When you’re ready to serve, add it into a large punch bowl filled with ice and garnishes.
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Apple Cider Whiskey Punch
- 24 ounces apple cider
- 8 ounces whiskey
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup ginger simple syrup
- 10 ounces club soda
- Add all of the ingredients into a punch bowl with ice.
- Add lemon slices and flowers to garnish