The holidays celebrations mean holiday cocktails! And one of the easiest holiday cocktails to make is Sangria, because you can make it ahead of time and chill it until the party starts. I made this Cranberry Orange Sangria with white wine for one of our holiday celebrations.
The Cranberry Orange Sangria is pretty easy to make. I boiled some cranberries with sugar to make a sweet cranberry flavored syrup, and then drained it off. Then I combined the cranberry syrup with some white wine, more cranberries, some cinnamon sticks and an orange. After a few hours of chilling in the refrigerator the flavors have melded into a nice fruity wine, perfect for the holidays. Make ahead cocktails like this just make hosting a party easier!
Cranberry Orange Sangria
- 1 1/2 cup cranberries
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 orange, sliced
- 1/2 cup cranberries
- cinnamon stick
- 1 bottle Chardonnay
- Combine the water, cranberries and sugar in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil for 10-15 minutes, while the cranberries pop and release juices.
- Strain the mixture to remove the cranberries and leave a cranberry sugar syrup.
- Combine the syrup with the orange, remaining cranberries, cinnamon stick and wine in a pitcher.
- Chill for at least 3-4 hours and serve.
Nutrition facts are estimates.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 90Sodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 2gSugar: 20g
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11 thoughts on “Cranberry Sangria”
I’ve never had cranberry sangria before but this sounds very delectable!
Oh my yum! I can go for a glass of this right now!
I have one holiday gathering in particular that this would be a real hit at – and I want to be the one bringing it. I am saving this recipe and getting all my ingredients together. My girlfriends are going to LOVE this, and I am geeked that it’s a make ahead drink too.
Oh man this looks divine. I think I’m going to try and make this. I need something like this on the weekends.
I’m loving all the festive flavours right now and the combination of cranberry and orange here sounds too delicious to pass up on!
I love the way these glasses look! The sangria looks good too!
Looks like a great Sangria for the holidays. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great week.
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Think I will be trying this!! Thank you and Happy Holidays!
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