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Tropical Sake Sangria

This was another recipe inspired by trying to use up what’s in my cabinet. Ages ago I bought a case of Afternoon Delight Moscato on Groupon on a whim. They were way too sweet for my tastes (and I like sweet fruit wines), however they make great additives to sangria.

Amazing with sushi, this is a strong but surprisingly light sangria.

1 bottle of Pinot Grigio (Cedar Creek)
1 bottle of Mango Moscato (Afternoon Delight)
2 bottles of Sake (Gekkeikan, Traditional)
1 bottle (32 oz) of Pineapple Mango juice (Tropicana Essentials Probiotics)
1 bottle (32 oz) of Mango juice (Goodbelly)
1 bottle (32 oz) of Orange Mango juice (Santa Cruz Organic)
1 1/4 cup of Triple Sec

2 Oranges, sliced into rings
1 Pineapple, sliced into rings

This sangria will need to be stirred before serving as the juice separates.

Makes about 2.5 gallon of sangria

Sake Sangria

Before making this sangria I had never drank sake. My husband and I went to Binny’s and asked their staff what was a good affordable sangria. She asked what we were using it for, and when I told her the look of horror was hilarious. Apparently using sake for sangria is sacrilegious. So be warned 😉

Half Bottle (about 1 1/2 cup) Sake
1 1/2 cup Pomegranate Wine
3 cups Plum Wine
1/2 cup Grenadine
1 cup Orange juice
1 1/3 cup Pomegranate juice (POM Wonderful)
1/2 cup Pineapple juice

Oranges
Jar of Maraschino Cherries

Let sit overnight preferably, but at least 4-5 hours before serving.

Makes about 2 1/2 gallons of sangria