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Grinch Punch

My family expects to see this frothy green beverage on my buffet each Christmas. It always makes everyone happy. —Janice Hodge, Custer, South Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    4 quarts

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 12 drops neon green food coloring
  • 1 bottle (2 liters) lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • 2 pints vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar and water. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved; remove from the heat. Stir in milk and extract. Transfer to a bowl; cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  • Just before serving, transfer milk mixture to a punch bowl. Stir in the food coloring and soda. Top with scoops of ice cream.



Test Kitchen Tips
  • Keep your ice cream scoops small so they are easy to ladle into punch cups or glasses.
  • Check out our other favorite punchbowl recipes.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 cup: 142 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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