Tuesday, March 26, 2013

spring sangria.

 perfect spring cocktail that tastes amazing and looks beautiful.   perfect for easter brunch or dinner.

peach, raspberry and lime sangria.

  • 1/4 cup simple syrup, recipe follows
  • one 1-pound bag frozen peach slices, thawed
  • 1/2 cup peach liqueur or brandy, such as matilde, dekuyper or bols
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1 lime, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chilled club soda
  • one bottle chilled prosecco or other sparkling white wine
puree the simple syrup and 2 cups of the sliced peaches in a blender until smooth. pour the puree into a glass pitcher. add the peach liqueur and lime juice. add the raspberries, lime slices and the remaining peach slices. stir to blend. refrigerate until ready to serve.

just before serving, add the club soda and prosecco. ladle the sangria with some of each fruit into large wine goblets and serve.

to make simple syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. bring to a boil. reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved, 5 minutes. remove the pan from the heat and allow the syrup to cool, about 20 minutes. strain before using. 
makes 1 1/3 cups

this was just before adding the processo. 

love sent, xo


Anonymous said...

Sounds really good! KT :)

Anonymous said...

yum yum yum!! wish i was sharing it with you! xod