Need a cocktail recipe for your gender reveal party? Try this champagne punch recipe: Baby Girl Pink Punch. A little tart, a little sweet, and totally tasty. Easy to make as a champagne punch, but also super simple to make as a mocktail for the moms to be in the crowd. Scale back the champagne and boost the amount of frozen pink lemonade if you want to pump up the pink color and tart flavor.
The thing we like about this pretty little cocktail is that it’s not cloyingly sweet, and it’s perfect for a girl’s baby shower and something fun for guests to enjoy. The sparkling wine gives you a nice fizziness in the Baby Girl Pink Punch, and the pink lemonade makes a perfect in-between option for summer events, when we’re still months away from the warmth of winter drinks (which are great for chasing off the chill when it’s snowing outside). But it’s also good for a spring gathering, when the cherry blossoms are blooming and we’re longing for something to bright and tasty.
To make this as a mocktail: Swap the champagne out for lemon-lime soda, and swap out the orange liqueur with cranberry cocktail (or pomegranate juice). Be sure to serve this mocktail version over ice, to help keep the drink nice and cold.
Also, small tip for getting your Baby Girl Pink Punch to have that sparkling rim sugar with the baby-themed tiny candies (it has a soft pastel yellow sugar base, with pastel-colored candy sprinkles in the shape of tiny ducks, bunnies and eggs): Be sure to use simple syrup to moisten your Baby Girl Pink Punch glass rims – NOT water, as water will just melt the sugar.
Need photos of how to rim a glass like? Check out our easy to follow recipe tutorial. Want to serve this as a frozen drink, rather than serve it straight up? Add all liquids into a blender, along with 1 cup of crushed ice. Blend on high until blended to desired consistency, then pour into sugar rimmed glasses and serve.
- Frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed – 12 oz can
- White cranberry juice cocktail – 4 cups
- Club soda, chilled – 1 quart
- Extra-dry Champagne or sparkling wine – 750 ml (1 bottle)
- Orange liqueur – 1/4 cup
- Baby Shower Cocktail Rim Sugar to garnish
- Simple Syrup
Stir together lemonade concentrate, juice and orange liqueur in a large pitcher. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. To garnish glasses: Moisten chilled glasses with simple syrup or corn syrup, then dip into cocktail rim sugar. Shake off excess and set aside.
Stir in champagne and club soda just before serving. Fill glasses with ice. Pour punch and serve.