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Pear, Anise and Cherry Sangria

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
can preserved pears, cut into wedges
12
fresh cherries
1/2
cup anise syrup*
1
bottle of sweet sparkling wine

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

To make the syrup: Boil one cup water with 1/2 cup sugar and 4 four stars of anise. Cook for 10 minutes until a light syrup forms. Cool in the refrigerator.)

You can also use a Muscat or dessert wine in the recipe if you wish.

Sangria is a very refreshing and versatile drink; to prepare it you can use red, white or even sparkling wine to change the flavors. This cocktail is delicious and elegant—appropriate for any special party. Let’s cook!

The anise syrup can be prepared and chilled the day before.

Directions

  • 1 Set out wine glasses for serving. Add two pear wedges and two cherries (without the stem), one and tablespoon of anise syrup to each cup.
  • 2 Then fill each cup half-way with sparkling wine. If you like, garnish each glass with an anise star.
  • 3 Serve well chilled. You can enjoy this cocktail with an appetizer of cheese, bread and crackers.

Sangria is a very refreshing and versatile drink; to prepare it you can use red, white or even sparkling wine to change the flavors. This cocktail is delicious and elegant—appropriate for any special party. Let’s cook!

Rate and Comment

Adriana Martin Adriana Martin
September 23, 2015

Sangria is a very refreshing and versatile drink; to prepare it you can use red, white or even sparkling wine to change the flavors. This cocktail is delicious and elegant—appropriate for any special party. Let’s cook!