Shrunken Head Party Punch

Total time: 65 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 30 people
By Cookist
Cranberry juice
46 ounces
apple juice
64 ounces
Orange juice
56 ounces
lemon-lime soda
68 ounces
4 ounces
Plenty of ice

Make this non-alcoholic party punch for your next kid’s Halloween party (or add some rum for a grown-up version). The shrunken ‘heads’ are actually roasted apples that you let your creative side loose on and give scary faces to!

The apple heads bob in the punch, which is a mixture of orange, apple, cranberry juice, lemon soda and grenadine syrup mixed in large bowl. This refreshing drink is sure to be a big hit, and the scary shrunken heads a big talking point!


Preheat the oven to 350F/160C fan/gas mark 4, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. set it aside.

Peel the apples and slice them in half. Use a paring knife to carefully carve your faces out of the apple flesh (you can let your imagination run wild here!). Put the apples cut-side down on the baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes.

While the apples are baking, put the liquid ingredients in to a large punch bowl and mix well.

Remove from the apples from the oven and allow to cool before being used in this punch recipe.


You can add the warm apples from the oven to a hot party punch without waiting for them to cool down.

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