Raspberry Apricot Sangria

Relax with a glass of this raspberry apricot-sangria, with fresh fruits and white wine. Lemon-lime flavored carbonation make it extra light and refreshing.

Yield

9 servings

Ingredients

1 (10 ounce) package frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed
2 cups apricot nectar
1 (750 ml) bottle white wine or non-alcoholic white wine, chilled
1/4 cup apricot brandy, if desired
2 (12 ounce) cans lemon-lime carbonated beverage, chilled
1/2 pint (1 cup) fresh raspberries
lemon and/or orange slices, if desired

Directions

Place thawed raspberries in blender. Cover and blend on high speed until puréed. Press blended raspberries through a strainer into small bowl, using wooden spoon; discard seeds.

Mix raspberry purée, nectar, wine and brandy in 2-quart nonmetal pitcher or container. Just before serving, add carbonated beverage, fresh raspberries and lemon slices. Serve over ice.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

You can make this recipe several hours ahead and refrigerate it, except don't add the carbonated beverage or the fresh raspberries. Add these ingredients just before serving.

Thread a couple of fresh raspberries on a toothpick for a quick and easy garnish.

Sangria was originally made with red wine and fruit juices. The Spanish word sangria refers to the blood red color of the beverage. White or blush wines offer a lighter version of this summer drink.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 165 (Calories from Fat 0), Total Fat 0 g (Saturated Fat 0 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 20 mg; Total Carbohydrate 29 g (Dietary Fiber 3 g, Sugars 26 g), Protein 1 g; Exchanges: 2 Fruit; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 2

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