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Practically Perfect Pineapple Punch

Practically Perfect Pineapple Punch is totally refreshing on a hot summer day! Cocktail or punch – it’s your choice!
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword cocktail, punch
Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 192kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 2 bags of tea
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 lemons halved and juiced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 46 oz pineapple juice
  • sliced lemons and fresh mint for garnish
  • rum for cocktails if desired


  • Brew tea according to package directions in boiling water.
  • Place lemon halves (not juice), 3 cups of water and 1 cup of sugar in saucepan. Bring to a simmer. Continue simmering until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat. Discard lemon halves.
  • Stir in vanilla extract and lemon juice.
  • Combine tea, lemon mixture, and pineapple juice in a large pitcher and chill.
  • Serve over ice.
  • For cocktails - add 1 oz of rum to each serving.
  • Garnish with sliced lemons and fresh mint if desired.


Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 30.6mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.7mg