Today we are celebrating the most lovely woman (and my friend) Bev and the two little babies that she will be blessed with really soon. When I met Bev a few years ago, I was just enchanted with her sweet and charming sense of humor and her darling, generous disposition. She also happens to be an amazing singer and a hell of a cook- basically I just adore her. And to everyone’s delight Bev is prego with long awaited twins!!! (By the way she is having a boy and a girl- how lucky is that!?)

Pomegranate Lemonade Punch

So a bunch of Bev’s friends and admirers have pulled together a little virtual baby shower to celebrate her. I was in charge of a drink, and I chose this Pomegranate Lemonade Punch. It has a hint of ginger, which makes it feel festive, and it can be made with or without vodka so it could be made for lots of different occasions.

Pomegranate Lemonade Punch

One of the things I love most about punches is that you can mix up a batch ahead of time and then your guests can serve themselves which takes a lot of pressure off as a host. (I always subscribe to making the event as easy for you as possible in the moment- you should be able to enjoy yourself too!)

Pomegranate Lemonade Punch

Please feel free to pop around to the other links included below and check out the other wonderful contributions from Bev’s friends!


Recipe: Pomegranate Lemonade Punch


  • 8 ounces pomegranate juice
  • 4 tablespoons ginger simple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 ounces vodka (optional)
  • splash of club soda
  • lemons and pomegranate seeds
  • ice cubes
  • ginger simple syrup
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ inch slice of raw ginger


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the sugar, water and ginger until the sugar dissolves. Dispose of the ginger and transfer the syrup to a heat proof container (like a mason jar) and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. In a pitcher filled with ice cubes, combine the Pomegranate juice, ginger simple syrup, fresh lemon juice and vodka (if adding). Stir well.
  3. Fill 4 glasses with ice cubes and add lemon wedges and pomegranate seeds. Pour the punch over the ice cubes and serve immediately.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 5 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

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