Citrusy Roman Punch Recipe

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Are you sick of sipping the same old cocktails and want something completely different? Then, you’d love the taste of Roman punch. The punch is made with a combination of rum, Champagne, orange juice, and lemon juice and is excellent for any occasion.

Roman Punch in a glass

The best thing about Roman punch is that it is easy to make. All you need is some lemonade, orange juice, rum, Champagne, and ice. Simply combine all the ingredients in a glass, top with meringue, stir, and enjoy. 

You can add orange slices and the grated zest of one orange to enhance the taste. If you want to give an intense flavor to your drink, you can also add Triple-sec, an orange-flavored liqueur. 

Now, let us dive into one of the most amazing drinks you will encounter, Roman Punch. While scrolling down, you will find a list of essential ingredients and equipment to make this delicious drink.

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Roman punch? 

  • Large bowl – You’ll need a large container to blend the Champagne, rum, lemon juice, and orange juice.
  • Medium bowl – You’ll need a medium bowl to mix the confectioner’s sugar into whisked eggs.
  • Glasses – You can use any glass to make this cocktail. But you might prefer rock glasses, as these gorgeous glasses are my personal favorites for this elegant cocktail. 
  • Spatula – You will need a flat-surfaced spatula to mix all the ingredients to avoid lumps.
  • Whisk – You will need a whisk to beat the egg whites for the drink. 
  • Cocktail Stirrer – It will help give the cocktail the final touch by stirring the ingredients.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Roman Punch? 

Preparation TimeMixing TimeTotal Time
10 Minutes10 Minutes20 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need to Make Roman Punch?

  • Orange Juice – We need orange juice for a tart flavor and a lightly sweet finish.
  • Lemonade– Lemonade is an essential ingredient for this cocktail. It will add a tangy and citrusy twist to your drink.
  • Champagne – We need Champagne for a highly acidic taste.
  • Rum – We will need rum to enhance the shiny flavor when mixed in Roman punch.
  • Egg Whites – We will need egg whites as they will add  foamy heads to the cocktail. 
  • Lemon Juice – A few drops of lemon juice will help bring the meringue together.
  • Sugar – To balance the flavor and add texture to the drink.
Roman punch with meringue

Steps To Make Roman Punch

1. In The Punch Bowl

In a punch bowl, combine lemonade, orange juice, Champagne, and rum. Allow the mixture to chill for about half an hour.

2. Preparing The Meringue 

Whip the egg whites and lemon juice in a medium bowl until soft peaks form. Then gradually beat the confectioners’ sugar into the whipped egg whites to prepare the meringue.

3. Serve With A Punch

Fill punch glasses halfway with ice. Ladle with prepared punch mixture, and top with a dollop of meringue. Add the grated zest of one orange, serve with cocktail stirrers, and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Calories1658 kcal
Carbohydrates346 g
Protein2 g
Fat1 g
Saturated Fat0.02 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat0.03 g
Sodium40 mg
Potassium360 mg
Fiber3 g
Sugar341 g
Calcium67 mg
Iron1 mg

How Will Roman Punch Look and Taste Like?

This drink has a rummy and sweet taste that almost gives it a confectionary feeling. The drink is quite bubbly, and the creamy meringue gives a fizzy sip full of citrus.

The rum shines through on the finish. The orange juice and lemon juice combination lend just the right tangy and citrusy flavor, blending with all the elements and resulting in a bright balance of citrus with subtle floral notes.

Recipe Card

roman punch

Roman Punch Recipe

Roman Punch is a very easy-to-make cocktail. All you need is some lemonade, orange juice, rum, Champagne, and ice. Simply combine all the ingredients in a glass, stir, and enjoy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 1658 kcal

Equipment

Large Bowl
Medium Bowl
Glasses
Spatula
Whisk
Cocktail Stirrer

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Oranges (juiced)
  • 2 cups Lemonade
  • 8 ounces Champagne
  • 8 ounces Rum
  • 2 large Egg Whites
  • 5-6 drops Lemon Juice
  • 3 cups Sugar

Instructions
 

  • In a punch bowl, combine lemonade, orange juice, Champagne, and rum. Allow the drink mixture to chill for about half an hour.
  • Whip the egg whites and lemon juice in a medium bowl until soft peaks form. Then, gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar in the whipped egg whites.
  • Pour the prepared punch mixture into the ice-filled punch glass. Top with a dollop of meringue, and mix using cocktail stirrers. Your Roman punch cocktail is ready!

Nutrition

Calories: 1658kcal | Carbohydrates: 346g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 341g | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg
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Conclusion

So, this was the final recipe for Roman punch. I hope you liked it. Try making it at home, and tell me how you liked it in the comments. I’ll see you again with another recipe. Until then, take care, and happy cooking!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a “Roman punch”?

Roman punch is a type of drink that is made with citrus juice and sparkling wine. It is a flavorful drink that is great for any occasion.

How do I make Roman Punch?

Combine and mix all the ingredients except champagne and rum in a punch bowl with ice. Add the orange slices and the zest of the orange. Just before serving, add the Champagne and rum.

 How does Roman punch taste?

 Roman Punch is a cocktail mixed with lemonade, orange juice, Champagne, and sparkling wine. It has a sweet and tangy taste because of the orange juice and lemonade. It also tastes alcohol because it has an alcohol content of between 5 and 6 per cent.

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