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Christmas Sangria For the Perfect Night

Christmas Sangria is a drink made from a mixture of red wine, cranberry juice, brandy, apple cider, and honey served with cranberries, orange, pear, and apple slices in one glass along with sparkling seltzer water. This drink not only has a pretty color but is also decorated with slices and pieces of fruit that look fresh to the eyes of Christmas.

Christmas Sangria
Christmas Sangria

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What is Sangria?

Sangria itself is a cocktail wine from Spain made from red grapes and several local fruits such as peaches, nectarines, berries, apples, pears, or tropical fruits such as pineapple or lime. Some recipes also add brandy, sparkling water, or flavored liqueur to it. This drink is very easy to find and very much served at various parties and banquets.

Well, nowadays Sangria is not only made from red wine but also another version, namely Sangria Blanca which is made from dry white grapes such as Rueda, Jumilla, or Valdepeñas. For non-alcoholic sangria which is usually for children, it is usually made from a mixture of soft drinks to replace wine combined with oranges, peaches, and other sweet fruits combined with berries, grapes, or food coloring to create a sangria coloring which is also called Ponche de Sangria.

Red Wine Sangria is often referred to as the Christmas cocktail because, in addition to its identical color to Christmas, Sangria is also often enjoyed at dinner with family and loved ones to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

How is Christmas Sangria Made?

The ingredients needed to blind cocktail one are red wine, cranberry juice, brandy, apple cider, sparkling seltzer water, and honey as well as fruits such as cranberries, slices of orange, apple, pear, or other fruits that you can customize accordingly. desire.

Well, instead of being curious, here we provide the recipe for you.

Christmas Sangria For the Perfect Night

Recipe by Clara LarksonCourse: Drinks, Beverage, KocktailsCuisine: Spain
Servings

4-8

servings
Prep time

5

minutes

Christmas Sangria is a drink made from a mixture of red wine, cranberry juice, brandy, apple cider, and honey served with cranberries, orange, pear, and apple slices in one glass along with sparkling seltzer water. This drink not only has a pretty color but is also decorated with slices and pieces of fruit that look fresh to the eyes of Christmas.

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle of red wine

  • 2 cans sparkling seltzer water (12-ounce)

  • 2 cups cranberry juice

  • 1 cup cranberries

  • ½ cup brandy

  • ½ cup apple cider

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 3 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 orange, sliced thinly

  • 1 apple, sliced thinly

  • 1 pear, sliced thinly

Directions

  • Mix red wine, cranberry juice, brandy, apple cider, and honey. Stir until everything is mixed. Keep in the refrigerator.
  • Prepare several glasses of wine, fill with cranberries and slices, orange, apple, and pear. Pour in the wine mixture then pour in the sparkling seltzer water before serving. Garnish with cinnamon sticks. Enjoy immediately !!

The perfect combination of Christmas Sangria with Gingerbread Bundt Cake for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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