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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Saturday Sangria: Starfruit Sangria Recipe (#Wine #Sangria #Recipe #MemorialDay)


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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!  


Memorial Day weekend. The start of summer. Beaches and Barbecues. Food and Brews. And what better to go with all of that then a refreshing and delicious sangria recipe?! Well, do I have one to share with you! First and most importantly though, I hope that you take a moment this weekend when you're with your friends and family, to remember why we celebrate this holiday. Remember our fallen heroes and thank those that serve past and present, as well as their families who are the supportive backbone for them... Thank You! 
Stay safe, have fun, love lots! Happy Memorial Day!




Starfruit Sangria Recipe
Perfect for fans of hard lemonade who like to pretty up their sangria!

INGREDIENTS
  • 12 ounces sauvignon blanc or dry riesling, chilled
  • 6 ounces London dry gin, such as Tanqueray
  • 8 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 ounces simple syrup
  • 10 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 starfruit
  • ice
  • 3 ounces chilled club soda or ginger beer


INSTRUCTIONS
1. In a large pitcher, stir wine, gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and orange bitters together. Add 1 cup of ice and stir well.

2. Slice starfruit into 1/4-inch thick slices. Fill serving glasses with ice and line sides with starfruit slices. Add club soda or ginger beer to wine mixture, stir gently to blend, and pour into serving glasses.


Starfruit Sangria
* Original recipe courtesy of seriouseats

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