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Pear, Anise and Cherry Sangria

Pear, Anise and Cherry Sangria
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 6
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!

Ingredients

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

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.

  • You can also use a Muscat or dessert wine in the recipe if you wish.
  • The anise syrup can be prepared and chilled the day before.

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  • 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!
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