Polyjuice Potion Sherbet Punch

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Polyjuice Potion – Brew up a quick and easy recipe for Polyjuice Potion, a nonalcoholic lime sherbet punch recipe that's perfect for a Harry Potter theme or Halloween party.

mason jar of Polyjuice Potion lime sherbet punch with candy eyeball

Where are my fellow Harry Potter fans? This Polyjuice Potion recipe is for you, my friends.

An easy recipe for lime sherbet punch with only 4 basic ingredients, you can whip this party punch up in no time. And you can dress it up with whatever you like, whether spiders, eyeballs, or other creepy crawly creatures.

I love orange sherbet punch at Christmas time, but this spooky punch recipe is perfect for Halloween. And, of course, you can't have a Harry Potter theme party without it.

Because I'm a huge Harry Potter fan and I'm excited about the release of the new J.K. Rowling movie in November, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, I'm creating a few Harry Potter recipes that'll hopefully get you excited right along with me.

In fact, you may also love these Golden Snitch Snickerdoodle Cookie Pops and this Butterbeer Recipe.

I JUST WANT THE RECIPE! TAKE ME TO THE RECIPE FOR POLYJUICE POTION!

If you’d rather skip all of my cooking tips, important cooking info for this recipe, and similar recipe ideas – and get straight to the delicious recipe for Polyjuice Potion – just scroll down to the bottom, where you’ll find a printable recipe card.

large punch bowl filled with Polyjuice Potion lime sherbet punch

WHAT EXACTLY IS POLYJUICE POTION?

Polyjuice Potion is a drink, from the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, that allows the one who drinks it to temporarily take on the likeness of another person of their choosing.

The catch is they need something from that person's body to mix into the brewing of said potion. So, something like a hair, nail clippings, or even dandruff.

Polyjuice Potion was used quite a few times by Harry and his friends.

mason jar of lime sherbet Polyjuice Potion with paper straw and candy eyeball

One particular occasion I remember from The Deathly Hallows was when Harry, Hermione, and Ron needed to sneak into the Ministry of Magic but couldn't risk being seen and captured. Polyjuice Potion did the trick.

Fandom has a great wiki all about how Harry and his friends used Polyjuice Potion throughout the series; they even include a list of the ingredients necessary to make the real thing.

WHY SHERBET PUNCH?

Sherbet punch is one of those things that brings back a lot of memories for me, especially orange sherbet punch. My grandma made it every single Christmas.

So, I guess it's more of a personal preference.

That and I love the frothy effect sherbet gives to a Halloween punch. It really does resemble a witch's brew, or what I'd imagine a witch's brew looks like anyway.

Now if only I had a cauldron to mix my punch recipe up… Oh well, any kind of large punch bowl works too.

Polyjuice Potion ingredients, including pineapple juice, cranberry apple juice, lemon lime soda, lime sherbet, and candy eyeballs

POLYJUICE POTION INGREDIENTS YOU'LL NEED:

There are only 4 ingredients you need to make this yummy party punch recipe:

That's it! It's so easy to make and affordable too.

TIPS FOR HOW TO MAKE POLYJUICE POTION SHERBET PUNCH

If you're making Halloween drinks for a party and want them to be cold, I would chill the juices and the soda beforehand. While the sherbet will help to chill it, chilling beforehand will also help the sherbet not to melt quite so fast.

Before you start to make your Polyjuice Potion, be sure to soften the sherbet just a little bit, so it's not too difficult to scoop.

To make the punch, you'll need to follow these steps:

add pineapple juice to large punch bowl for Polyjuice Potion recipe
  • Stir in the cranberry apple juice.
add cranberry apple juice to Polyjuice Potion recipe
  • Finally, mix in the lemon lime soda.
add lemon lime soda to Polyjuice Potion Halloween punch
  • Then just scoop lime sherbet on top.
scoop lime sherbet onto Polyjuice Potion sherbet punch
  • Serve it immediately.

Your Polyjuice Potion will have a greenish brownish appearance, the perfect color for this fun festive drink.

Bowl of Polyjuice Potion Halloween drink with Harry Potter theme

HOW CAN I DRESS UP MY POLYJUICE POTION PARTY PUNCH?

I dressed up our punch with candy eyeballs.

Some people choose to add food coloring to their potion; personally, I just don't want to pump my kids full of food coloring, so I choose not to do that. But make it however you want.

You can add spiders, eyeballs, and any other creepy crawlies you can think of to your cups of Polyjuice Potion.

mason jar of Polyjuice Potion sherbet punch with gummy eyeball

Keep in mind that gummy candies don't float very well, or at least, the eyeballs don't. So I just added the candy eyeball on top of a scoop of sherbet.

MORE HARRY POTTER THEME PARTY FOOD YOU WILL LOVE:

Butterbeer Pancakes from Scratch

Dreamy Butterbeer Buttercream Frosting

KITCHEN TOOLS YOU'LL NEED TO MAKE THIS EASY SHERBET PUNCH

Punch Bowl

Ice Cream Scoop

POLYJUICE POTION RECIPE

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Yield: 24 servings

Polyjuice Potion Sherbet Punch

Polyjuice Potion Sherbet Punch

Brew up a quick and easy recipe for Polyjuice Potion, a nonalcoholic lime sherbet punch recipe that's perfect for a Harry Potter theme or Halloween party.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 46 ounces pineapple juice
  • 3 cups cranberry apple juice
  • 2 liters lemon lime soda, (I use Sierra Mist, Sprite, or 7Up
  • 1/2 gallon lime sherbet

Instructions

  1. Combine the pineapple juice, cranberry apple juice, and the lemon lime soda in a large punch bowl, stirring well. 
  2. Then scoop lime sherbet on top, placing scoops all over the top of the punch.
  3. Serve immediately. Your Polyjuice Potion will have a greenish brownish appearance, the perfect color for this fun festive drink.
  4. You can decorate it with gummy eyeballs, spiders, or any kind of creepy crawly creatures you wish! Or just serve it up plain and simple.

Notes

If you're making this punch for a party and want it to be cold, go ahead and chill the juices and the soda beforehand. While the sherbet will help to chill it, chilling beforehand will also help the sherbet not to melt quite so fast and will ensure that your punch is nice and cold.

*Before you start to make your party punch, be sure to soften the sherbet just a little bit, so it's not too difficult to scoop.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

24 servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152 Cholesterol: 3mg Sodium: 29mg Carbohydrates: 36g Sugar: 31g
Polyjuice Potion Halloween Drink recipe with Harry Potter theme

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