Witches Brew Punch

Witches Brew Punch is only 3 ingredients, with the option to add rum for the adults. It’s a kid favorite at our annual Halloween Party!

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witches brew punch

Although Halloween has since passed, I wanted to get this recipe up because I think it’s a great punch for any occasion – a holiday party, a baby or wedding shower, etc.  My favorite punch, Christmas Punch, has a number of ingredients while this one only has 3, and I like it almost as much!

witches brew punch

I found this Witches Brew Punch recipe on Pinterest last year and served it at our annual Halloween party.  I loved it so much that it made a return this year.  I’ve also added some suggestions to make it more festive for Halloween.

witches brew punch in a glass cup

Recipe Details

witches brew punch ingredients

This punch couldn’t be simpler. The pineapple juice is poured into a punch bowl and 1 cup of softened sherbet is stirred in to dissolve it. Then, scoops of sherbet are added the orange soda is poured around it. The result is a bright orange bubbly concoction just like a Witches Brew!

Individual or Small Batch Servings of Punch

I LOVE punch. Almost as much as I love dips. Sometimes you may feel like punch but don’t have enough people to warrant a big punch bowl’s worth. For individual servings of punch, I recommend getting orange soda cans and small cans of pineapple juice (usually sold in a pack of 6 small cans). Then just follow the instructions for the big batch punch but mix it in individual cups or glasses.

Halloween Party Ideas

Halloween Ice Hand


Freeze water in a disposable glove, remove the glove (it helps to run the ice hand under cold-not hot-water to get the glove to separate from the ice. Using water that is too warm will cause the ice to crack! You may have to cut the glove off in certain spots).  

Float the ice hand in the punch.  

I recommend making at least 2 ice hands in case of a cracking incident.  A few fingers broke off the first hand I had- which may actually have been appropriate for Halloween.

Halloween Jarred Eyeballs


Lychee/grape “eyeballs”!

Stuff canned lychees with dark colored grapes to make eyeballs and add to the punch or to individual cups when serving.

Breaking Bad Spoiler Alert! My sister and brother-in-law’s Halloween tribute to the finale of Breaking Bad:

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Want more Halloween recipes?

Check out these Halloween themed recipes:
Halloween Crescent Mummy Dogs
Spider Web Pumpkin Chocolate Tart
Halloween Pumpkin Pancakes
Halloween Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing
Caramel Popcorn Balls
Pumpkin Seed Brittle
Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake Bundt Cake

Halloween Party Recipes Pin
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Witches Brew Punch

Witches Brew Punch is just 3 ingredients, with the option to include rum for adults. It's the perfect drink for your Halloween celebration!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 12


  • 1 large can pineapple juice (chilled)
  • 1 cup orange sherbet (softened)
  • 1 2- liter bottle of orange soda (chilled)
  • rum (optional, to make more "adult")


  • In a punch bowl, stir together the pineapple juice and sherbet until the sherbet dissolves. If using rum, add now and mix well.
  • Just before serving, add more scoops of sherbet to the punch bowl and slowly pour the soda around the scoops into the juice mixture. Mix gently.
  • Ladle into cups and enjoy!


Source: Adapted from Very Culinary
You’re Gonna Bake It After All
Keyword drink, halloween, holiday, party

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