Tea Recipes

Holiday Punch

Holiday Punch

This holiday punch seriously packs, well, a punch! This 10-minute holiday punch is easy to throw together to impress your guests at any holiday occasion. Plus, this punch is spiked with black tea, oolong tea, or herbal tea to mellow out and bring all the classic seasonal flavors like cranberry and orange merrily together. We recommend tailoring the proportions to your liking until you get a batch that tastes the best to you. Have fun experimenting with this fail-proof punch and happy holidays!

How to Make Holiday Punch

Makes 18-20 glasses // Prep Time: 10 minutes // Active Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 750 ml bottle dark rum
  • 1 750 ml bottle of dry red wine
  • 3 cups strongly brewed black, oolong tea, or herbal tea.
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • Optional: Seasonal fruits for garnish (oranges, apples, cranberries)
  • Optional: Rosemary sprigs for garnish
  • Optional: Simple syrup or honey (if you like it sweet)


Combine all ingredients in a large punch bowl and stir well. Add simple syrup or honey to taste. Cover and move the bowl to the refrigerator until you're ready to serve.

When you're ready to serve, add sliced apples, oranges, or fresh cranberries for garnish. Serve chilled and garnish with extra orange slices, cranberries, and a rosemary sprig for an extra festive touch. Enjoy!

For more holiday fun, try these Festive Holiday Drink recipes!

Recipe adapted from The Spruce

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