Fall Guide

Seasonal Recipes: Cranberry Spice Sangria

Put an autumn twist on a classic party beverage

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Ingredients
• 1 cup cranberry spice simple syrup
• 1/2 cup blackberry brandy
• 2 bottles of red wine
• 1/4 cup Triple Sec
• 1 orange
• 1/4 cup cranberry juice
• 1 apple
• 1/4 cup orange juice
• 1/4 cup of whole cranberries
• 2 cans ginger ale

Directions

To make cranberry spice simple syrup:
Boil 1 1/4 cups of water with 1/2 cup sugar, stirring frequently. Once the sugar dissolves, add 2 cinnamon sticks and 1/2 cup of whole fresh cranberries. Allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Once the syrup cools, use a strainer to separate the fruit and spices from the liquid.

To make sangria:
Mix cranberries, sliced apple and orange, simple syrup, wine, brandy and Triple Sec in a carafe and let sit for 12+ hours. Then, add juices and ginger ale, stir and enjoy!

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