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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Sangria Saturday: Spiced-Pear Sangria (#Wine #Recipe #Sangria)


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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!  


I'll be posting recipes perfect for reading by the fire, coming home from a cold day outdoors, festive parties, and holiday fun throughout December. Wow your holiday guests with today's recipe; a flavor-filled, spiced-pear sangria with a champagne twist!

Sangria
Spiced-Pear Sangria
Serves 8-10



Ingredients:
1 bottle chilled dry white wine 
1 bottle chilled champagne (modestly good champagne will do) 
3 oz. Damiana liqueur (herbal liqueur with citrus and vanilla flavors) 
2 freshly sliced pears 
2 apples (sliced and cored) 
20 whole cloves 
1 tsp. ground nutmeg


Preparation:
  1. In a large pitcher, add the pears, apples, cloves and nutmeg.
  2. Add the Damiana liqueur and stir.
  3. Add the wine and stir gently.
  4. Refrigerate overnight.
When you're ready to serve, pour in your champagne, stirring it slowly within the mixture. Serve in an ice-filled wineglass.



Recipe from HGTV

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