Blue Sailor Punch

by Hostess with the Mostess

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  • Make your child's first birthday even more special with a signature drink. This blue punch is a hit with kids — and makes a playful presentation with orange slice "ships" sailing in a sea of blue.

This cute and easy drink is sure to make a splash at any sailor–themed party!


  • 1 large can of pineapple juice (46 oz)
  • 1 liter of lemon lime soda or sparkling water for a less–sweet alternative, chilled
  • 1 liter blue raspberry Hawaiian Punch (or other blue punch), chilled

Optional ingredients for orange slice ships

  • Oranges
  • Patterned paper
  • Toothpicks
  • Adhesive tape


  • In a large drink dispenser, mix all ingredients.

  • Serve immediately.


  • Cut patterned paper into triangle ship sails.

  • Slice oranges for the body of the ship.

  • Attach sails to toothpicks with tape.

  • Insert the toothpicks into orange slices.

  • Place "ships" into cups filled part way with blue punch.