Parent's Resource Center

Floating Island Punch
Submitted by:  Kathy


  Prep Time: approx. 10 Minutes

" Wonderful punch for baby and bridal showers. Cherries and orange slices float on top like islands. "
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 pint orange sherbet
  • 1 liter ginger ale
  • 1 liter carbonated water
  • 1 (4 ounce) jar maraschino cherries
  • 1 orange, sliced in rounds
  • 4 cups ice cubes

Bring water to a boil. Add the sugar and boil until it becomes a syrup. Let cool.


In a punch bowl combine lemonade, orange juice, ginger ale, and carbonated water. Mix in the sugar syrup. Add ice and sherbet. Just before serving add cherries and cherry juice and float orange slices on top.

Makes 20 servings


Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 20
amount per serving
Calories 180  
Protein 1g
Total Fat 0g
Sodium 26mg
Cholesterol 0mg
Carbohydrates 46g
Fiber 0g