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The Best Valentine’s Day Punch Recipe

This is the best, non alcoholic, Valentine’s Day Punch Recipe! It’s full of sweet, strawberry puree and darling strawberry hearts, making it the perfect drink to share with your sweetheart.

Non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe with sliced strawberries in a glass.

Punch is one of my favorite drinks to serve at holiday events and parties. It’s just so easy to throw together a strawberry punch in a large punch bowl or pitcher.

Serve in individual glasses with cute little heart shaped strawberries and it’s a non-alcoholic drink that is a hit with the whole family! The sweet strawberries used in this tasty drink will make the strawberry lover in your life very happy!

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This strawberry mocktail recipe uses simple ingredients in a way that creates the perfect festive drink. Add this easy Valentine punch recipe to your next Valentine’s Day party.

What is punch?

Punch is a festive beverage that usually combines fresh fruit, fruit juices and some kind of carbonated beverage. It’s great for all kinds of occasions but especially fun during the holiday season.

This non-alcoholic punch recipe makes a great mocktail for those wanting to refrain from alcohol consumption. You could easily add spirits to the pitcher to make an alcoholic version as well.

Non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe in a glass with sliced strawberries and ice cubes.

This recipe is non alcoholic and perfect for the kids but if you want to add a bottle of wine to create a festive valentine sangria, you totally can! Check out a few of our other punch recipes…

Punch recipes

Non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe with sliced strawberries in a glass.

How to garnish a strawberry punch?

  • Add lime slices, green apples or orange slices.
  • Use cinnamon sticks, star anise or other whole spices to warm up the flavour profile.
  • Experiment with citrus fruits, or red apples!
  • Add fresh mint leaves, lemon zest or fresh lime to each glass.
  • Think fruits with the classic valentine colors of red and pink.
Non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe with sliced strawberries in a glass.

This festive drink is awesome because there are endless good options for personalizing it to your taste.

Variations of valentine punch recipes

  • Experiment with different citrus flavours! Try adding fresh lemon juice, or fresh lime juice to this recipe.  
  • Watermelon could be used instead of strawberries for a melon punch.
  • Add ginger ale, soda water, simple syrup, tonic water, club soda or apple cider instead of 7UP.
  • Use pomegranate juice, orange juice or grape juice instead of pineapple fruit juice.
Non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe with sliced strawberries in a glass.

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Non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe in a glass with sliced strawberries and ice cubes.

Strawberry Punch Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups pineapple juice
  • 4 cups Sprite or 7UP
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries, pureed
  • 1/2 lb fresh strawberries, halved
  • Ice cubes

Note: the frozen strawberry puree can be replaced with strawberry daiquiri mix but we much prefer to make our own, quick puree when we can.

7-Up, pineapple juice, fresh strawberries, strawberry puree are the ingredients to make Valentines Day punch.
A submersion blender in a measuring cup to make pureed strawberries.

Directions:

1. Begin by making the strawberry puree. Defrost the frozen strawberries and place them in a medium mixing bowl. Use a hand blender to puree the strawberries until smooth.

Strawberries sliced into heart shapes for the Valentines Day punch.

2. Remove the leaves from the fresh strawberries and cut each berry in half. With a pairing knife, trim them all into a heart shape.

Strawberry puree in a large glass pitcher.

3. Add the unsweetened strawberry juice puree to a large pitcher.

Valentines Day punch process, adding heart shaped strawberries to the glass pitcher.

4. Add half of the fruit to the pitcher (reserve some to garnish each glass).

Pineapple juice, strawberries, and strawberry puree in a large glass pitcher to make Valentines Day punch.

5. Add the pineapple juice to the strawberry mixture.

6. Fill the pitcher with 7UP and stir with a long handled wooden spoon to combine.

7. Finally, serve with ice in individual glasses and garnish with extra strawberry hearts.

A pitcher and two glasses of non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe.

You can store this punch in an airtight container in the refrigerator for later or pour it into a large sealed carafe to take with you! Serve with ice cubes.

Two glasses of Valentines Day punch recipe.

Add this easy recipe to all of your holiday celebrations, a baby shower and party. Creating festive drinks is the perfect way to get into the Valentine’s Day spirit.

This delicious drink is a great option to serve on a hot day as well! Why not experiment with the strawberry flavour, add watermelon and fresh herbs to create a watermelon strawberry mocktail that would be perfect for the summer months. I

can see adding fresh berries or a spring of mint too, making it a good drink for the warm summer months as well. The possibilities are endless!

Non-alcoholic Valentines Day punch recipe in a glass with sliced strawberries and ice cubes.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Non Alcoholic Valentines Day Punch Recipe

Valentine’s Day Punch Recipe

This is the best, non alcoholic, Valentine's Day Punch Recipe! It's full of sweet, strawberry puree and darling strawberry hearts, making it the perfect drink to share with your sweetheart.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Author: Heather Painchaud
Servings: 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups pineapple juice
  • 4 cups Sprite or 7UP
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 lb fresh strawberries halved
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  • 1. Begin by making the strawberry puree. Defrost the frozen strawberries and place them in a medium mixing bowl. Use a hand blender to puree the strawberries until smooth.
  • 2. Remove the leaves from the fresh strawberries and cut each berry in half. With a pairing knife, trim them all into a heart shape.
  • 3. Add the unsweetened strawberry puree to a large pitcher.
  • 4. Add half of the fruit to the pitcher (reserve some to garnish each glass).
  • 5. Add the pineapple juice.
  • 6. Fill the pitcher with 7UP and stir with a long handled wooded spoon to combine.
  • 7. Finally, serve with ice in individual glasses and garnish with extra strawberry hearts.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 21mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 37g

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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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