If you’re throwing a killer Halloween party, you’ll want to serve the spookiest of libations. And what would be better than a bowl of delicious, creepy punch? We’ve compiled several tasty recipes– some with alcohol and some youth-friendly –that you can easily brew in your cauldron.
Side note: Many of these concoctions can be amped up by adding dry ice for a fog effect. Your friends here at Geek & Sundry want you to have a safe and fun Halloween. We encourage you to always use proper safety measures when handling dry ice.
Black Halloween Punch
This delicious punch from All Recipes will trick your brain into thinking your drinking something sinister. But what you’re really getting is an unusually fruity mix of grape and orange with a delightful carbonated tingle from ginger ale. Plus this one also has instructions on how to make an ice hand to float in your bowl for added spookiness.
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Mmm….slime. No wait! Lime! This bowl of eerie deliciousness from My Recipes is great for when you want a more tropical flavor that’s a combination of lime, pineapple, and ginger ale. Plus it’s super easy to make.
Recipe and photo credit: My Recipes
If you’re looking for a punch with a sophisticated, spicy kick, try this ghoulish concoction from My Recipes. It blends orange, cranberry, and cider flavors with fresh spices. This one also has instructions on how to make a floating ice face as well.
BLOODY VAMPIRE PUNCH
Hey, vampires like to party too! This recipe from punchbowl.com is fruity, elegant, and boozy all at the same time without containing actual blood. That would be gross. Blood and and orange are not complimentary flavor profiles. Just sayin.
PUMPKIN PIE NOG
Photo credit: Better Homes and Gardens
With autumn comes pumpkin spice everything. Whether you think that’s a good thing or a bad thing is up to you. We think it’s great, and this delicious concoction of cool and creamy yum in a bowl comes from Better Homes and Gardens. Tempting as it might be, try not to hoard it all for yourself. But if you do, we won’t tell.
Candy Corn Drink
Recipe and photo credit: Better Homes and Gardens
Did you ever wish candy corn tasted better? Well here’s your solution. This recipe from Better Homes and Gardens is not only tasty to drink, but also one of the impressive-looking drinks we could find. It looks so cool that it’s almost a shame to drink it.
Do you have a favorite Halloween drink recipe? Share it with us in the comments.
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