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Here’s a cute and spooky punch for your Halloween parties this season. This easy punch recipe has an orange creamsicle flavor which is amazing all year. Top with whipped creamed ghosts for an adorable Halloween drink.

Like the goblin goo green punch, this orange punch is also quite simple and delicious. It’s perfect for any non-scary celebrations for kids. The ghosts are too cute to terrify anyone. If someone does get spooked, they can just slurp the ghost away and laugh!

Orange punch with a whipped ghost topping with chocolate chip eyes.

Orange Spooky Punch for Halloween

Making this orange creamsicle punch is incredibly easy. You basically just add all the ingredients besides the topping to a pitcher and serve.

However, the ghost toppings on this one are a little more challenging. Because the ice cream floats in the cup, the little ghosts tend to flop or tip over. Pay attention to the order in which we do things here. For best results, use small cups and put the straw in the cup before creating the ghosts.

It’s worth the trouble for the adorable ghosts. But just like real ghosts, they can disappear in a flash! 😉

Lemon lime soda, orange drink, creamsicle ice cream, whipped topping, and chocolate chips on a table.

Ghost Punch Ingredients

Here’s what you need to make this orange punch recipe. The measurements are in the recipe card below.

  • Orange drink: I used Hawaiian Punch Orange Ocean, but any similar orange drink will work.
  • Lemon lime soda: This adds flavor and gives the punch some fizziness.
  • Orange creamsicle ice cream: You can also use orange sherbet.
  • Whipped topping: Be sure to thaw out the tub.
  • Mini chocolate chips: These are for the ghost eyes.

How to Make the Orange Punch topped with Ghosts

Pour the orange drink and the lemon lime soda into a large pitcher.

Pouring orange drink into a pitcher.

Add 4-5 scoops of the ice cream or sherbet and set it aside.

Adding ice cream to a pitcher with an orange drink in it.

Add a small scoop of ice cream to each serving cup. Pour in the punch and place the straws into the cup.

The ghost will sit on the scoop of ice cream. Be sure to add the straw. If you add the straw after making the ghost, it can cause it to move and tip over.

Orange punch and ice cream in a cup.

Place the thawed whipped topping into a pastry bag and snip the tip. You want the tip to be about 1″ wide.

Whipped cream in a piping bag.

Pipe the ghosts on top of the ice cream.

Whipped cream that looks like a ghost on top of orange ice cream punch.

Create the ghost eyes by adding two chocolate chips to the whipped cream ghost.

Orange punch with ice cream and whipped cream ghosts with chocolate chip eyes.

Be sure to serve immediately, because the ghosts can droop quickly!

Orange spooky punch with ghosts toppings.

Spooky Punch Recipe Notes and FAQ

Can I make this punch without the ghosts?

Yes, this punch is delicious, with or without the ghosts. The ghosts are cute for kids, but the orange creamsicle flavor of this easy punch is perfect for any event throughout the year.

Orange punch with ice cream floating in a pitcher.

Can I make this drink ahead of time?

No. This punch is best served immediately. It only takes minutes to add all the ingredients to the pitcher. The ghost toppings need to be created right before serving each cup, so they don’t disappear like ghosts do!

Three cups of orange creamsicle punch topped with whipped cream ghosts.

Can I add alcohol to this orange punch?

Yes, you can add booze to this punch for an over 21 party. In my opinion, the whipped cream ghosts are more entertaining for kids, but all ages should love the orange creamsicle flavor!

Holding a cup of orange ice cream punch with a ghost topping.

What are some other party drink ideas?

This orange sherbet punch is one of the most popular on the site. People also love this easy party punch. If icy drinks are more your style, try these unicorn slushies or mermaid icy drinks.

A whipped cream ghost on top of orange punch with ice cream.
Yield: 2 liters

Spooky Punch Recipe with Ghost Topping

Orange spooky punch with ghosts toppings.

Delicious orange creamsicle punch topped with spooky ghosts for Halloween.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 4 cups orange drink (I used Hawaiian Punch Orange Ocean)
  • 2 cups lemon lime soda
  • 1.5 quart orange creamsicle ice cream, or use orange sherbet
  • 1 small tub, 8 oz, whipped topping, thawed
  • mini chocolate chips


  1. Add orange drink and soda to a large pitcher. Top with 4-5 scoops of ice cream. Set aside. 
  2. Add a small scoop of ice cream to each serving cup. Pour in punch. Place straws in the cups. 
  3. Place whipped topping into a pastry bag. Snip the tip so it's about 1" wide. Pipe ghost on top of the ice cream and place 2 mini chocolate chips into the ghost as eyes. 
  4. Serve Immediately. 

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

8 oz

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 325Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 33mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 4gSugar: 43gProtein: 3g

Nutrition facts are an estimate only.

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