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Kick Happy Hour Into High Gear With Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Apr 11 2015 - 12:00pm

Kick things into gear at your next party with this easy and delicious recipe for sangria. The red-wine liqueur mixture is infused with peaches and strawberries, and it's topped with a little bit of sparkling water to provide a nice effervescence. The squeeze of lemon is essential: it adds acidity, which balances out this concoction.

Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Notes

If you can't find peach liqueur, substitute an equal amount of simple syrup and a few dashes of peach bitters [2].

Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Ingredients

  1. 1 peach, diced
  2. 10 strawberries, hulled and diced
  3. 1 bottle of dry red wine, such as a Pinot Noir
  4. 1/2 cup peach liqueur, such as Orchard [3]
  5. 1/2 cup dark rum
  6. Juice of 1 lemon
  7. Sparkling water

Directions

  1. Combine the peaches, strawberries, red wine, peach liqueur, and rum in a large pitcher. Refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. To serve, fill a wine glass with ice. Pour the sangria until the glass is 3/4 full. Top with sparkling water. Stir gently to combine.

Source URL
http://www.popsugar.com/food/Strawberry-Peach-Sangria-Recipe-18501690