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Halloween Sangria Recipe

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Here's a super spooky Sangria recipe to offer the adult goons and gobblins at this year's Halloween party. It is based on "blood" red wine and versatile enough to allow your own ghoulish substitutions as you see fit.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle of "blood" red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rioja reds, Zinfandel, Shiraz)
  • 2 Cups ginger ale or club soda
  • 1 Orange cut into wedges
  • 1 Lemon cut into wedges
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • Dash of grenadine syrup (optional, for darker "bloodlike" color)
  • Gummy worms, gummy bugs, or spooky hard candy eyes
  • For extra Halloween fun, you can freeze those plastic spiders in spooky shaped ice cube trays for the ice mix-ins.

Preparation:

Pour wine in the pitcher and squeeze the juice wedges from the lemon and orange into the wine. Toss in the fruit wedges (leaving out seeds if possible) and add sugar. Chill overnight. Add ginger ale or club soda, grenadine syrup, ice and gummy candy just before serving.

If you'd like to serve right away, use chilled red wine and serve over lots of ice.

Addition ideas: sliced strawberries, peaches, handful of fresh blueberries, raspberries, kiwi, a shot or two of gin, brandy or rum, or olives for "eyeballs." You might also consider adding black plastic spider rings to the stem of the wine glasses for further "effect."

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 5 out of 5
Super cool sangria for Halloween party, Member burgeltz1

This sangria was a hit at the annual Halloween party, spooky ""additions"" a plus!

5 out of 5 people found this helpful.

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