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Pear, Anise and Cherry Sangria

pear, anise and cherry sangria Beverage
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! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

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

Directions

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  • 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.

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

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • 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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