I’ve by no means been so excited a couple of cocktail! This purple apple sangria is giving me all the guts eyes.
Except for this drink principally LOOKING like October, this purple apple cider sangria is one in all my most anticipated drinks for fall. It’s been on radar and I used to be decided to make it my signature fall cocktail this yr. I’m not disenchanted!
So. Common outdated apple cider sangria is without doubt one of the hottest recipes right here on the weblog. I made it AGES in the past and also you guys adore it a lot. It’s consistently one in all my high recipes, often during winter and into spring! It’s simply SO good.
Particularly should you’re an apple cider freak like me. I am keen on apple cider. It’s so significantly better than pumpkin and salted caramel and all the opposite fall flavors. You already know?
Apple cider jogs my memory of all issues heat and comfortable, chilly cool air and crunchy leaves, plaid scarves and bonfires. A grown up model of that with booze would possibly simply be one of the best factor ever.
Right here’s the deal. For me, that is like… grown up apple cider sangria. Grownup apple cider sangria, if you’ll.
It’s not as candy as the normal model. It’s purple wine primarily based which is routinely extra adult-like in my mind. I sweetened it with a contact of maple syrup and you should utilize as a lot as you’d wish to get it as candy as you’d like. As a substitute of brandy I used a little bit of grand marnier for somewhat trace of orange, which actually brings in all these flavors of fall. Cinnamon sticks too.
It’s SO good.
Added a cinnamon sugar rim too as a result of I’m essentially the most predictable!
I gained’t say that I adore it greater than my widespread common outdated apple cider sangria. In any case, I’m extra of a white wine/rosé lover than a purple wine lover.
BUT it truly is simply pretty much as good. In case you desire purple wine and also you’re very a lot over candy drinks, you’ll freak over this.
It’s destined to be within the rotation till at the least December. For positive.
Pink Apple Cider Sangria
- three apples, sliced
- four cinnamon sticks
- 1 (customary 750mL) chilled bottle pinot noir
- 2 cups chilly apple cider
- half of cup grand marnier liqueur
- three tablespoons pure maple syrup
for the rim
- three tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 orange wedge
Within the backside of a pitcher, add the apple slices and cinnamon sticks. Pour within the wine, apple cider, grand marnier and maple syrup. Stir to combine. Stick it within the fridge for 30 minutes to deliver all the things collectively. (You possibly can depart it in a bit longer should you’d like!)
To serve, combine collectively the brown sugar and cinnamon on a plate. Rim the glasses with an orange wedge and dip within the cinnamon sugar. Fill the glasses with ice and pour the sangria over high, being sugar to get a number of the fruit in there. ENJOY.
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It’s additionally principally a glass of antioxidants and fruit, so…