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Cider Sangria Spritzer Recipe

Full of fall flavors like apple and cinnamon, this Sangria Spritzer is an autumn drink that you will fall in love with with every sip.

Course Drinks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 (750ml) bottle white wine {I used Pinot Grigio}
  • 2 cups apple cider {I used Honey Crisp}
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 cinnamon sticks {plus more for garnish}
  • 2 red apples, thinly sliced {I used Honey Crisp}
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp sugar sprinkles or cinnamon sugar {rim of glass}
  • 2 cups lemon-lime soda

Instructions

Cider Sangria Spritzer

  1. Add wine, apple cider, orange juice and brown sugar to a large pitcher and stir until the sugar is dissolved.  Add cinnamon sticks, apple slices and orange slices to pitcher.  Stir gently, cover and refrigerate for 6-24 hours.

Serving Cider Sangria Spritzer

  1. Wet the rim of your glasses with water and then dip it into plate of colored sugar {or a mixture of cinnamon sugar}.  Pour sangria {be sure to add pieces of fruit} to about ½ full and fill to ¾ full with lemon lime soda.  Garnish with a cinnamon stick. Store leftovers for up to 3 days, covered in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

  • To make this drink non-alcoholic:  substitute wine for additional apple cider or apple juice.  You can also substitute the lemon lime soda with sparkling apple cider if desired.