To make basic sherbet punch, mix roughly equal parts of sherbet, ginger ale or Sprite, and fruit juice in a punch bowl. Select the flavor of sherbet and juice according to personal taste. Specific recipes for sherbet punch are available on FoodNetwork.com, TasteofHome.com and MommyHatesCooking.com.
To make Paula Deen's lime sherbet punch, pour 2 quarts lime sherbet into a punch bowl. Add 2 litres ginger ale and 46 ounces of canned pineapple juice. For extra visual appeal and flavor, decorate the punch with lemon slices, lime slices and maraschino cherries. Serve immediately with a punch ladle.
Taste of Home offers a recipe for mixed fruit sherbet punch. To make this recipe, combine 4 cups each of chilled apple, pineapple and orange juice. Add 2 litres chilled ginger ale. Top with 1 or 2 quarts of pineapple or orange sherbet. To create an aesthetically pleasing punch, add the sherbet in uniform scoops.
Mommy Hates Cooking's recipe for rainbow sherbet punch is a simplified take on traditional recipes. To make this punch, combine equal parts of Sprite or Sierra Mist and Hawaiian Punch. Top with as much rainbow sherbet as is desired. The measurements of this recipe are easy to alter to suit a larger or smaller gathering.