Easy Sangria Recipe
This quick and easy sangria recipe will be the perfect treat for a summer evening.
Chop the orange and apple into bite sized chunked, and add them to the
Sprinkle in the sugar, and stir.
Let that stand for about 20 minutes at room temperature.
After 20 minutes, add in the red wine, brandy, orange liqueur and lemon rounds.
Stir and refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours.
Pour into a glass with ice and extra fruit.
(Optional) Top with some club soda or sparkling water.
RELATED: Blue Moon Cocktail
One of the best things about sangria is that it’s incredibly versatile. There are several variations and different kinds for those that are looking to change things up.
Not only are the fruits you include a great way to change up the flavor, but adding in different liqueurs or juices is a great way to play with the flavors.
Whether you’re looking for a white wine alternative, or maybe something a bit fruitier, read more to check out some more options.
Another great and easy sangria recipe is a white sangria. The main difference is using white wine, such as Moscato, instead of red wine. This makes it a bit lighter and fruitier. You can also swap out your fruits to include peaches and pears.
Similar to the white sangria, the only big change is from a red or white wine to a rose and adding fruits like lemons and strawberries. Using Grand Marnier is also a great replacement for brandy as it’s a combination of brandy and orange liqueur, making it super easy to mix together.
For a more tropical twist, try a sunset sangria. Grab a bottle of rose with a cup of pineapple juice, 1/2 cup of vodka, 1/4 cup of triple sec, 1/2 cup of simple syrup with your fruits. This is a beautiful blend of flavors that really sweetens you up as you relax for the evening.
And finally, for those that want to enjoy a sangria on your patio as the sunsets but prefer not to have the alcohol, sangrias are some of the best mocktails.
For this easy sangria recipe, you’ll want to keep the fruits the same, but instead of wine, you can add red and white grape juice, and some apple cider on top. It’s still incredibly refreshing without having to indulge in the alcohol.