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Hard Cider Sangria
© Christina Holmes

Hard Cider Sangria

  • TOTAL TIME: 15 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
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Instead of wine, this juicy sangria is made with hard cider spiked with lemon juice and apple brandy.

  1. 1 cup quartered and thinly sliced unpeeled green, yellow and red apples
  2. 1 navel orange—quartered and thinly sliced crosswise
  3. 1 cup apple juice, chilled
  4. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  5. 1/4 cup apple brandy
  6. One 22-ounce bottle hard apple cider, chilled
  7. Ice
  1. In a pitcher, combine the apples with the orange, apple juice, lemon juice and brandy. Just before serving, add the hard cider. Serve in tall glasses over ice.