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Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 15 min
  • Yield: 6-8

Description

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria is a refreshing summer cocktail that’s perfect for sipping on the patio, poolside or at a picnic. It’s easily made with sweet tea, sparkling wine, orange liqueur and fresh berries. The star-spangled fruit kabobs give each glass a fun and festive touch!


Ingredients

Sweet Tea Sangria:

  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur (triple sec, cointreau or grand marnier)
  • 4 cups Red Diamond Sweet Tea
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle sparkling wine (prosecco or champagne)

Star-Spangled Fruit Kabobs:

  • thick pineapple slices, cut into small stars
  • raspberries
  • blueberries

Instructions

Place the raspberries, pineapple chunks, and blueberries in the bottom of a large pitcher. Add the orange liqueur, sweet tea and the bottle of sparkling wine. Gently stir it all together and let it set in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving. The longer it sits, the stronger the flavor of the drink.

While the sweet tea sangria is refrigerating, make the star-spangled fruit kabobs to garnish each glass with. Start by cutting star shapes out of thick pineapple slices with a small star-shaped cookie cutter. On a 6-inch bamboo skewer, alternate blueberries and raspberries and then add a pineapple star to the top of each one.

To serve the Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria, fill each glass with some ice and a star-spangled fruit kabob. Pour the cold sweet tea sangria into each glass and enjoy!


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