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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Sangria Saturday: Spiced Apple Cider Sangria (#Sangria #Wine #Recipe)


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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!  

Since it is the season for Apple Cider I thought I'd share another spiced apple cider sangria recipe but this time one for the red wine lovers! And, if you just want to make a non-alcoholic cider we've got you covered! 

Spiced Apple Cider Sangria


ingredients:
For the Spiced Apple Cider:
2 cups apple cider (the real stuff - opaque in color & found in the refrigerator section)
1/3 cup sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/4-1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
2 orange slices (rounds)

For the Spiced Apple Cider Sangria:
1 bottle inexpensive Spanish red wine (we used Tempranillo)
2 cups spiced apple cider (recipe above)
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup brandy

directions:
For the Spiced Apple Cider: 
Mix together all ingredients in a medium sized saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat and then remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Strain before using.

For the Spiced Apple Cider Sangria:
Mix ingredients together in a large pitcher and garnish with orange wheels and cinnamon sticks. To serve, pour over ice.


Recipe from My Life As A Mrs

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