Searching for a summer time cocktail to sip on? Attempt our summer time punch made with recent raspberry juice, vodka, mint, and a splash of ginger beer all served over sorbet.

summer punch in pitcher with fresh mint.

Final Summer season Cocktail to Share

The candy warmth of summer time is right here and we’ve acquired you coated with our final summer time punch recipe!

We love making massive batch cocktails like our frosé recipe to share as a result of they’re simple to measure out, and naturally, share.

If you happen to’ve by no means had summer time punch, allow us to clarify what this deliciousness is. Our punch options recent raspberry juice, lime juice, vodka, and ginger beer all served over sorbet. Sorry, not sorry.

Instruments Wanted

Earlier than you get began, you’ll want just a few kitchen instruments.

ingredients on countertop.

Easy Elements

  • Honey: honey is the principle sweetener on this recipe. We love that it’s all-natural and barely candy. Be happy to additionally use common sugar or simple syrup.
  • Raspberries: recent raspberries are used to make a raspberry juice as the principle liquid for the punch. It’s so scrumptious.
  • Contemporary herbs: you want each mint and basil for this recipe. Don’t skip both and please don’t use dried spices!
  • Lime juice: recent lime juice is all the time finest. None of that bottled stuff.
  • Vodka: our alternative in liquor is vodka. White rum or floral gin would even be scrumptious on this summer time punch recipe.
  • Ginger beer: ginger beer provides a slight ginger taste plus a bit extra sweetness. Be certain that to make use of ginger beer and never ginger ale.
  • Sorbet: you should utilize any form of sorbet, however we caught with the raspberry theme and used Talenti Raspberry.

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Honey Easy Syrup

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raspberries simmering in water and honey.

The way to Make this Raspberry Vodka Punch

Simmer Raspberries

Whisk water and honey in a small saucepan. Then add raspberries and mint leaves. Convey to a boil after which flip the warmth to low and let simmer for Quarter-hour.

Pressure Berries & Chill

Pressure the berries utilizing a wonderful mesh strainer then discard the berries. Chill the honey raspberry juice within the fridge for 15-20 minutes.

honey raspberry juice in bowl.

Mix in Pitcher

Add the raspberry juice to a big pitcher together with the lime juice and vodka. Combine to mix. Add mint, basil, and ice and blend once more.

Add Sorbet

Prime the punch with ginger beer and recent scoops of sorbet.


Serve instantly and luxuriate in!

pitcher of raspberry punch

Optionally available Garnishes

Jazz up your punch with some enjoyable garnishes to actually deliver this summer time cocktail to life!

  • Contemporary mint
  • Contemporary raspberries
  • Sliced lime
  • Straw
cups of vodka punch.
pitcher of raspberry vodka punch.

Summer season Vodka Punch Recipe

This summer time punch is so refreshing and made with easy components. You may want recent raspberries, lime juice, vodka, ginger beer, and sorbet.

Prep:40 minutes

Prepare dinner:15 minutes

Complete:55 minutes


  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 pints recent raspberries
  • 7 leaves recent mint divided
  • 1 cup recent lime juice
  • 12 oz. vodka ~1.5 cups
  • 2 sprigs recent basil
  • 1.5 cups ginger beer not ginger ale
  • 1 cup raspberry sorbet 3 or 4 scoops + extra for serving


  • Add water and the honey to a small saucepan. Whisk the 2 components collectively.

  • Add the raspberries and 5 leaves of recent mint to the pot. Convey the water to a boil over medium/excessive warmth. Flip the warmth to low and permit the combination to simmer for 10-Quarter-hour, stirring often.

  • When the water has turned a shiny berry shade, take away the saucepan from the warmth. Pour the combination by means of a wonderful mesh strainer and catch the raspberry water in a bowl. Discard the raspberry seeds.

  • Place the raspberry water within the fridge and let it cool for 15-20 minutes (or place within the freezer for a quicker chill).

  • When the raspberry water has cooled, add the raspberry water to a big pitcher. Add the lime juice and vodka to the raspberry water and stir to mix.

  • Add the remainder of the recent mint, recent basil, and 2-3 cups of ice to the pitcher. Stir to mix.

  • Prime the punch with the ginger beer and add the scoops of raspberry sorbet to the pitcher.

  • Serve in punch glasses and garnish with recent basil, recent mint, and a small scoop of sorbet (in the event you’d like).

Ideas & Notes

  • We used Dealer Joe’s Ginger Beer. We favor a spicier ginger beer for this recipe.
  • Be happy to skip the sorbet or wait so as to add the sorbet till you serve the punch in glasses.

Vitamin details

Energy: 291kcal Carbohydrates: 40g Protein: 2g Fats: 1g Fiber: 11g Sugar: 25g

Images: pictures taken on this publish are by Ashley McGlaughlin from The Edible Perspective.