Gold Sparkle Punch

Gold Sparkle Punch

Gold Sparkle Punch: A Shimmering Delight for Any Occasion

Emerging from the pages of the May 1980 edition of Woman’s Day, Gold Sparkle Punch is a dazzling beverage that captures the essence of summertime fun and celebration. This vibrant concoction is a symphony of flavors guaranteed to refresh and revitalize your taste buds.

A Nectarous Base

The foundation of Gold Sparkle Punch is the luscious sweetness of chilled apricot nectar. This vibrant orange-hued beverage, with its rich, fruity flavor, sets the stage for a harmonious blend of flavors.

A Tropical Twist

A generous splash of pineapple juice adds a touch of tropical sunshine to the punch. The bright, tangy flavor of the pineapple perfectly complements the sweetness of the apricot nectar, creating a delightful interplay of sweet and sour notes.

A Lemonade Zing

Frozen lemonade concentrate, with its zesty citrus goodness, adds a refreshing tang to the punch. The bright, sunny flavor of the lemonade perfectly balances the sweetness of the apricot nectar and pineapple juice, creating a harmonious blend that is sweet and tart.

A Sparkling Shower

Chilled lemon-lime soda, with its effervescent fizz and zesty citrus flavor, provides a delightful counterpoint to the sweetness of the punch. The bubbles’ playful dance on the tongue adds a touch of whimsy, while the lemon-lime flavor enhances the punch’s overall brightness.

A Touch of Elegance

For an extra touch of glamour, garnish your Gold Sparkle Punch with a sprinkle of edible gold glitter. The shimmering gold dust adds a touch of elegance and transforms the punch into a veritable work of art.

A Versatile Delight

Whether you’re seeking a refreshing beverage to beat the summer heat or a delightful accompaniment to a holiday gathering, Gold Sparkle Punch is sure to please. Its vibrant flavors, playful textures, and sparkling fizz make it a versatile punch that all ages can enjoy.

So gather your loved ones, whip up a batch of Gold Sparkle Punch, and raise a glass to life’s simple pleasures. With each sip, you’ll experience a burst of flavor and a touch of magic, a reminder of the joy of sharing a delightful beverage with those you cherish.

Gold Sparkle Punch

Gold Sparkle Punch
Servings: 40 1/2 cups or 4-ounce cups
A vintage handwritten recipe card for Gold Sparkle Punch, this recipe comes from the May 1980 edition of Woman's Day. Make this punch with apricot nectar, pineapple juice, frozen lemonade concentrate, water, and lemon-lime soda.
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  • 1 can apricot nectar, chilled 1 quart, 14-ounces or 46-ounces
  • 1 can pineapple juice, chilled 1 quart, 14-ounces or 46-ounces
  • 1 can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 6-ounces
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 quart lemon-lime soda, chilled


  • Combine all ingredients except soda.
  • Stir well, chill.
  • Just before serving, pour into a punch bowl and add soda.
  • Serve immediately.

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Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword Punch


Makes 40 servings - 1/2 cup or 4-ounce servings. 
This recipe is from the May 1980 edition of Woman's Day.

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