2 cups of coffee punch with a punch bowl

Classic Southern Party Punch

Celebrate all your special moments with this decadent Southern tradition- easy, delicious Coffee Punch!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword coffee, Easy Recipe, holiday, party
Prep Time 25 minutes
Servings 12


  • 6 C strong brewed coffee
  • 1/4 C sugar + 1 Tbsp
  • 4 C whipping cream, divided in half
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • dash salt
  • 1/2 quart vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 quart chocolate ice cream
  • chocolate shavings, optional garnish


  1. Whisk cooled coffee, 1/4 C sugar, 2 C cream, vanilla and salt together until frothy. Set aside.

  2. Using a mixer, whip 2 C cream and 1 Tbsp sugar together until medium to stiff peaks form. Set aside.

  3. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop both ice creams into bottom of punch bowl. Pour coffee mixture over them. Gently stir to partially melt the ice cream.

  4. Top with whipped cream and garnish with chocolate shavings. Serve immediately!