Apple Sangria

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3 cinnamon stick with extra for garnish
  2. 2 chopped honeycrisp apples
  3. 1 orange sliced thin
  4. 1 bottle red wine (light bodied Spanish works well)
  5. 1.75 cups apple cider
  6. ½ cup brandy
  7. ¼ cup orange juice (or juice from 2 medium oranges)
  8. juice from one lemon
  9. club soda

PREPARATION

  1. 1Place cinnamon sticks, apples and orange slices into a pitcher. 
  2. 2Add wine, cider, brandy, orange and lemon juice. 
  3. 3Refrigerate for 6-24 hours.
  4. 4Pour into glasses with fruit, and add extra cinnamon stick to garnish as desired.
  5. 5Add club soda to taste right before serving. The more club soda vs. mixture, the less calories!

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