Easy Apple Sangria Recipe

Kim Beaulieu | Cravings of a Lunatic Updated

Easy Apple Sangria makes enough cocktails for a crowd. And how happy that crowd will be!

Easy Apple Sangria Photo

I'm a sucker for a pretty Sangria recipe. I love making gorgeous drinks that pop with fresh fruit. This one has two kinds of apples, and some orange slices for a bit more flavour and colour.

Colourful drinks just taste better. I'm sure that's just all in my head, but I honestly believe they do. There's something about a gorgeous fruity cocktail that makes me smile.

I make Pomegranate Party Punch for a lot of family gatherings. My family just loves that one. I also make a stunning and tasty Cranberry Sangria as well. It's delightful.

Easy Apple Sangria Picture

This one is a pretty mild sangria recipe. I tend not to like anything too strong or overwhelming. I like my drinks to be something you can sip without dancing on tables.

Not that there's anything wrong with dancing on tables. We've all done it from time to time. Don't pretend you haven't been pulled off a bar top, or two before.

Moving on. Let's talk about the holidays. I highly encourage everyone to have lots of wine on hand this holiday season. You can whip up a great sangria quickly when needed. 

Easy Apple Sangria Image

I also like to keep orange liqueur on hand whenever possible. It can take a drink from blah to BAM quickly. It's like a secret weapon for the holiday season. 

You're also going to want to keep cinnamon sticks on hand as well. I love using them for sangrias or mulled wine. They add a nice earthiness to any fruity cocktail you make. 

Plus you can use cinnamon sticks for hot chocolate as well. They work great for hot cocoa and also fancy coffee and teas you might want to whip over the holidays. 

Easy Apple Sangria Pic

You can even use them as decorations on holiday packages. I love using kraft paper to wrap presents. Then I tie twine around the package with cinnamon sticks and little bells. 

I know, I'm a holiday wrapping dork. And I'm totally okay with that. I'm also a holiday cocktail dork. I'm a wuss when it comes to cocktails. Feel free to amp up the alcohol in this. 

You can add apple schnapps in this, or apple cider for added depth of flavour. Get creative and have some fun. Jazz this sangria up and go dance on some tables. 

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Easy Apple Sangria Recipe

    10 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 750 ml bottle Your Favorite White Wine, Like Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1/2 cup Cointreau, Or any orange liqueur
  • 2 Granny Smith Apples, Sliced thinly, core discarded
  • 2 Gala Apples, Sliced thinly, core discarded
  • 2 Oranges, Sliced thinly, any seeds discarded
  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks, More or less to taste
  • 1 750 ml bottle of Sparkling Water

Directions

  1. Pour the wine in a pitcher, and add Cointreau. Mix well. Set aside.
  2. Slice apples and oranges into thin slices and place in the pitcher randomly.
  3. Toss 3 cinnamon sticks into the pitcher.
  4. Pour sparkling water into the pitcher. Mix well.
  5. Chill for about two hours.
  6. Serve with a bit apple loving smile!

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Author: Kim Beaulieu
Recipe Yields: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 130 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 150

% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
  Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Sodium 0mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate 17g
3%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 10g
0%
Protein 0g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kim Beaulieu

About Kim

Kim covers everything from desserts to grilling on her two blogs, Cravings of A Lunatic and Kiss My Smoke. At Food Fanatic, however, she's dedicated to all things Chocolate, and we're SO glad!