Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Red Apple Sangria



Red Apple Sangria | Cooking on the Front Burner #sangria

This tasty beverage is one of my favorites for fall - it's a copycat version of a drink that still may be on the Applebee's menu.  I know sangria can be a year-round drink but the combo of the wine and apple liqueur reminds me of fall time.  I first noticed this drink a couple years ago when we went out with friends and saw it on the table next to me. I decided to give it a try and once I did I was on the search for the recipe.  A good friend of mine found this version and I say it comes pretty close to the original!

Red Apple Sangria {Copycat}

by Deb Attinella
Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients (2 servings)
  • 2/3 cup Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 2 1/2 oz apple liqueur (not green colored)
  • 1 oz grenadine
  • 3 oz cranberry juice
  • 3 oz pineapple juice
  • Sierra Mist
  • Garnish (2 of) - apple ball, orange wedge, lime wedge, maraschino cherry
Instructions
1. Fill two 8 oz glasses with ice
2. Combine all liquid ingredients in a shaker and shake well
3. Pour over ice, top with some Sierra Mist and garnish with fruit
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Since you may want to serve this to a larger crowd, you could adjust the recipe accordingly and top with the Sierra Mist after they are poured!  Enjoy!

Red Apple Sangria | Cooking on the Front Burner #Sangria

17 comments:

  1. That looks really fresh and I bet it tastes good!

    Louisa @ My Family & Abruzzo

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  2. Deb, I love this drink! I am huge fan of sangria now to find the apple liqueur!

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  3. This looks so yummy! :) Wonder if I could swap out apple cider for the apple liqueur? I am not a big fan of apple liqueur, but this just looks so yummy! I have to find a way to make it work, lol. ;)

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  4. Deb, I just love sangria and your photo looks so beautiful, it makes me want to have a glass right now! hmm....maybe I need to wait since it's just 6:30 in the morning? :) Thanks for sharing and pinning! Have a wonderful day!

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  5. Deb, This photograph is spectacular!! I real-ly want one right now! Pinned and buffered!

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  6. Deb, This looks delicious...great photo! I can't wait to try this recipe for sangria...looks refreshing and tasty!

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  7. Looks yummy! I love sangria! The peach one at applebees is one of my favorites.

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  8. Although I don't drink, this sounds mighty tasty! Gorgeous pics :)

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    1. Thanks for linking up to All My Bloggy Friends, Deb! I'll be sharing this on FB in a bit :)

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  9. What a pretty sangria! I'm thirsty just looking at it. YUM!

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  10. Wow, that sounds like an amazing drink...and the photos are amazing as well! It's 5 o'clock somewhere...right? :)

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  11. omg...I love this sangria at Applebees. Going to give your copycat a try! found you from Lady behind the curtain link party!

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  12. This looks amazing Deb! Pinning! Thank you for linking up to Wake Up Wednesdays!

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  13. This looks so delicious! Just saw your link over at The Weekend re-Treat Link Party and wanted to stop by and pin & share on our FB page :)

    Shauna @ The Best Blog Recipes

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  14. Hey there!

    I found your blog over at the Wednesday Whatsits party! This looks delicious--I am a sucker for anything sangria, and I looooove apples! Mmm! It would be like a party in my mouth haha :D PS I am totally pinning this to share with my followers!

    I would love it if you stopped by to visit my blog!

    ~Cathy~
    ourminifamily.blogspot.com

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  15. I LOVE sangria, Deb, and this one is so pretty! I love the garnish with the cherry. Thanks for sharing it with us at Saturday Night Fever :)

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