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Cava Sangria
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Cava Sangria

This Spanish punch is a blend of wine, spirits and fruit. This recipe uses sparkling wine, but we've included a classic red wine variation as well. When nectarines and peaches are in season, add them to the mix.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2013

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 1-1/4 hours
  • Portion size 6


  • 1 1lemonlemons
  • 1 1limelimes
  • 1 1orangeoranges
  • 1 1appleapples
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupgranulated sugar
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupbrandy
  • 1 bottle (750 mL) 1 bottle (750 mL)cava or sparkling dry white wine
  • 2 cups 2cupsice cubes
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Quarter lemon, lime, orange and apple; seed and thinly slice. Place slices in pitcher; stir in sugar and salt. Let stand for 1 hour. (Makeahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.)

Add brandy; slightly mash fruit. Stir in cava and ice. Serve immediately.

Additional information :
Change It Up

Classic Sangria
Substitute full-bodied red wine for cava.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 154 pro total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 14g fibre 0g chol 0mg sodium 7mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 3 vit C 10 folate 1
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