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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Sangria Saturday: Sunset Sangria (#Wine #Sangria #Recipe)


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Summer is here, what better time to share some of our favorite sangria recipes with our readers? Welcome to Sangria Saturday, where ever Saturday you will find a delicious sangria recipe to go with your weekend reading! Have a recipe of your own? Join the fun and leave us a comment or a link to your own post!  

I have a confession....I am awful at remembering to post this feature! But I found a good recipe to share with you this holiday weekend so hopefully you'll forgive me! ☺ 

Note: This sangria takes 5 - 10 minutes to assemble in a large pitcher. Take the time to prepare it early so the sangria has several hours to develop its fruity flavor. 

Ingredients
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons (3 splashes) spiced dark rum
3 tablespoons orange liqueur
1 navel orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
2 ripe peaches, cut into wedges
3 ripe plums, cut into wedges
2 cinnamon sticks
1 bottle Rioja
Sparkling soda water, for topping off glasses of sangria at table

Directions
Combine sugar, rum, orange liqueur, fruits, and cinnamon sticks in a large pitcher. Cover with 1 bottle of wine and chill sangria several hours.

To serve, spoon fruits into glasses or goblets and pour over spiced wine. Top glasses of sangria off with a splash of soda water


*I originally found this recipe in Food Network


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