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Plum & Cider Sangria

July/August 2014

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In this apple cider sangria recipe, we’ve skipped the added sugar and used hard apple cider, apple liqueur and tons of fresh fruit to create a delicious, yet healthy cocktail.


Plum & Cider Sangria

Makes: 6 servings

Serving Size: about 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 2 12-ounce bottles hard apple cider
  • 3/4 cup Calvados or other apple brandy
  • 1 red or green apple, chopped
  • 1 firm ripe plum, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups chilled plain seltzer
  • Ice

Preparation

  1. Combine hard cider, brandy, apple and plum in a large pitcher. Refrigerate until cold, about 4 hours. Just before serving, stir in seltzer. Serve over ice.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 12 hours. Stir in seltzer just before serving.

Nutrition

Per serving: 137 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 11 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 9 g total sugars; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 0 mg sodium; 50 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 2 fat


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Recipe Categories

Ethnic/Regional
Spanish
American
Health & Diet Considerations
Low carbohydrate
Gluten free
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Season
Spring
Summer
Type of Dish
Beverages, alcoholic
Publication
July/August 2014
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