Rose Sangria

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Total Time
5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
0 mins

A lovely summer Sangria from Australian Good taste mag!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 500 g seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 limes, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 160 ml Licor 43 or 160 ml orange-flavored liqueur
  • 2 (750 ml) btls rose wine, chilled
  • 1 (1 1/4 liter) btl traditional lemonade, chilled

Directions

  1. Place the watermelon and lime in a large serving jug. Sprinkle with the sugar and pour over the Licor 43. Set aside at room temperature for 30 minutes to develop the flavours.
  2. Add the rose and lemonade to the watermelon mixture and stir until combined. Pour among serving glasses and serve.
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This is the third Sangria I've tried on this website because I am on the hunt for the perfect punch offering for my best friend's 50th b-day party. I HAVE FOUND MY WINNER!!! Well I still have to make up a batch to bring over to share around the firepit this weekend but as for me I absolutely love it!!! I am convinced she'll love it as well! I'll just share exactly how I broke this down to test it.

I cut up 1.5 cups of watermelon and diced up a half lime and put it in a small bowl. I sprinkled half a spoonful of sugar over it all and then poured 3 T of Patron Citronge over it all and stirred it up. I let it sit for half an hour and then squeezed all the little lime chunks to get out all the juice. (I bought a 5 L box of Franzia White Zinfandel. I figured I am cutting all these recipes down into more manageable portions for me and my husband to test and then I could have a glass with dinner if I wanted :). Plus it is a very economical approach for a big birthday bash.) Next I used a 4 cup measurer and poured in 1 3/4 cup (400mL) of the White Zin and then poured in 1 1/4 (300mL) cup of Minute Maid pre-made pink lemonade. I did a little taste for sweetness. I added 2 T of sugar and stirred it up. After the 30 minutes were up I added the fruit to the wine and poured myself a glass.

WOW!!! LOVE IT!!! REMINDS ME OF ALL THE SWEET, FRUITY REFRESHING DRINKS YOU GET WHILE ON VACATION IN THE CARIBBEAN!!!! I am just a girl who wanted a sweet, fun, fruity concoction with which to toast my best friend who btw happens to be one of the greatest people I know (HAPPY BIRTHDAY SMSH!!!). This is it. THANK YOU, MANDY!!!