Summer Sangria Recipe

Knowing a great summer sangria recipe can help you have an impressive cookout. This flavorful beverage encompasses an array of fruits or juices that are perfect for summer. Sangrias are incredibly popular and have many options of how to prepare them. Do not get discouraged about finding the perfect recipe; just adding fruit and spirits together is good. The directions below portray a basic summer sangria recipe but can be adapted to suit your tastes.

To make summer sangria, you will need:

  • Lemons
  • Oranges
  • Apples
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • ½ bottle of Red wine
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsbp. of any brandy
  1. Prep fruits. Gather and slice half of a lemon orange and apple as the first part of the how to make summer sangria recipe. Use a sharp knife to make small but very fine slices.
  2. Heat the produce goods.  Insert sliced fruit and sugar in small pan over medium heat as you continue with the summer sangria recipe. Stir sparsely and set pan aside when sugar has melted completely.
  3. Add fluids. Combine brandy, wine and water to pan and place back on high-medium heating. Some recipes choose to omit heating of the liquids when making a summer Sangria recipe.
  4. Make flavor adjustments. After pan boils (if applicable), taste and adjust to your liking. Pour in pitcher and refrigerate for two to three hours, then invite some friends and enjoy this summer sangria recipe.

Tips: Peaches, watermelons and other fruits besides those mentioned can be used. Exchange orange or cranberry juice for the red wine. Non-alcohol drink swaps include carbonated water or alcohol-free wine.  

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