Make a spooky mocktail, or a boozy cocktail full of seasonal flavours with our top Halloween punch recipes. These drinks are perfect for entertaining a crowd.
If you're entertaining a crowd this Halloween, whip up a selection of delectable cocktails and mocktails to get everyone in the spirit. We have seasonal Halloween cocktails, punches and soft drink options with fun styling tips to ensure a suitably spooky appearance. Add a splash of colour to your table with a cranberry sea breeze, or bring the heat with our mouth-watering apple pie rum punch.
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1. Classic Halloween punch
Cherry juice and chilli might sound like an unusual combination, but they add the perfect amount of sweetness and spice to our Halloween punch. The cinnamon, ginger and cloves add a subtle warmth and a burst of seasonal flavours. This adaptable recipe can be made into a mocktail or an alcoholic punch with the addition of a splash of vodka. Dangle a pair of fang sweets from the glass to serve.
2. Hot apple pie punch
Sip a mugful of your favourite autumnal dessert and warm yourself up from the inside out with our hot apple pie punch. No one will be able to resist this delicious drink, spiced with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and a dash of dark rum. The secret to the rich flavour and frothy head? Generous scoops of vanilla ice cream whisked into the hot apple juice. Leave out the rum for a moreish mocktail.
3. Bloodthirsty squash
Keep your party menu super simple with our three-ingredient bloodthirsty squash recipe. Vamp up a bowlful of lemonade with colourful cranberry juice and zesty lime juice. For added drama, try our freaky finger decoration. Fill up a kitchen glove with water, secure the end and freeze overnight. When you're ready to serve, remove the glove and place the hand in the punchbowl for a ghoulish garnish.
4. Mulled pear and cranberry punch
Our mulled pear & cranberry punch couldn't get any easier. Simply simmer a fruity pear cider with your fresh fruit, juice, spices and a good glug of sloe gin. Want to go the extra mile? Try making your own sloe gin for a richly rounded spirit that makes a tasty homemade gift. Let guests ladle out cupfuls when the weather turns chilly.
5. Cranberry sea breeze punch
Our refreshing cranberry sea breeze punch is a real showstopper. Try freezing the cranberries in ice cubes before adding them, that way they won't sink to the bottom of the glass and your punch will stay cool. This can be done a week ahead to save yourself time. Add some slices of lime for an eye-catching party piece.
6. Eyeball & hand fruit punch
Create some scary special effects with our eyeball & hand fruit punch, great for kids and big kids alike. Use lychees to create edible 'eyeballs' and icy hand shapes to keep your drink cool. This adaptable recipe uses a mix of dark coloured fruit juices; choose from blueberry, blackberry or purple grape as your base, then add cranberry or cherry juice for a red tint.
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