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How To Make Authentic Homemade Sangria

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Sangria originated in Spain and Portugal and is basically a Spanish wine punch flavored with lots of fresh fruit.
Ingredients
  Lemon juice 2
  Lime juice 1
  Orange juice 2
  Red wine 2 Bottle (2 l) (Alexander & Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon)
  Triple sec 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ginger ale 500 Milliliter (2 lt bottle)
  Pink lemonade 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (frozen concentrate, thawed)
  Strawberry 1 Cup (16 tbs) (added just before serving)
  Blackberries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oranges 2 , slice
  Lemons 2 , slice (remove the seeds)
  Lime 1 Small, slice (remove the seeds)
For the simple sugar
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Slice and deseed the 2 orange, 1 lemon and 1 lime, set aside.
2. In a pot heat the 3 tablespoon of sugar with equal amount of water and heat it until all the sugar is dissolved and cooled.
3. Juice up the orange, lemon and lime in the juicer.

MAKING
4. In a large glass jar combine the red wine, triple sec, pink lemonade, 3 tablespoon of the sugar mixture, orange juice, lemon juice and lime juice.
5. Mix everything well and then add the sliced lemon, lime and orange.
6. Cover it with a lid and refrigerate it overnight.

FINALIZING
7. Before serving the sangria add the ginger ale about ¾ of the bottle and check for sweetness, you can add the sugar mixture at this point.

SERVING
8. Pour the sangria over ice and serve chilled.

Things You Will Need
Glass jar or Pitcher
Juicer

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Taste: 
Sweet Sour
Method: 
Chilling
Drink: 
Cocktail
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
Servings: 
6

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