Sweet Springtime Sangria
Blood oranges are so "in" right now. They are showing up in everything from scones to cookies to cocktails. To celebrate this stunning fruit, we've made a delicious frozen sangria, which is perfect for your spring and Easter brunch!
Sangria is one of the most popular spring and summertime drinks. To make it even cooler (get it?) we added some ice, blended it and served it up like a margarita! The sweetness of the blood orange is the perfect complement to the dryness of the white wine. Add some pretty fruit garnishes for a drink that's as gorgeous as it is refreshing!
Frozen blood orange sangria recipe
Recipe adpated from How Sweet Eats
- 2 bottles dry white wine (we used pinot grigio)
- 2/3 cup cranberry juice
- 1/3 cup club soda
- 1/2 cup Cointreau or brandy
- 1 green apple, 1/2 chopped and 1/2 sliced
- 1-1/4 cups strawberries
- 4 blood oranges, juiced
- 2 blood oranges, peels removed and sliced
- About 2-3 cups ice
- Juice 4 of the 6 blood oranges (with your hands). Place the juice in a large pitcher. Add the sliced blood orange pieces into the same pitcher, saving one or two for garnish.
- Mix the white wine, club soda, Cointreau, cranberry juice, 1/2 cup chopped apple, strawberries and blood orange juice and pieces together.
- In batches, blend the juice mixture with the ice until frozen. Serve immediately with apple slices and blood orange slices.
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