Sangria can be a typical drinks from Italy and Portugal. It normally involves wine, marauded fruit, the sweetener, and a tiny bit of added brandy. Chopped fruit may include orange, " lemon ", lime, apple mackintosh, peach, melon, berries, pineapple, grape, kiwifruit in addition to mango. A sweetener including honey, glucose, syrup, or orange drink is added. Instead involving brandy, other liquids including Seltzer.
2 1/2 hours
Serves 12 glasses
250 ml (1/2 pint) water
200 g (1/2 lb) sugar
1 small orange
1 small lemon
1 bottle red wine
6 x 15 ml spoons (6 tablespoons) brandy
A few slices cucumber
1- Place water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to boil, stirring. Boil for 5 minutes.
2- Wash fruit and slice thinly, leaving peel and skin on. Remove core from apple. Place in a bowl, pour syrup over and leave for 2 hours.
3- Fill a large glass jug with a tray of ice cubes; add the fruit, 125 ml (1/4 pint) of the syrup, red wine, brandy and cucumber slices. Stir with a wooden spoon, then add soda water to taste, about 150 ml (6 fl.oz). Makes about 12 glasses.
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