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6 classic summer drinks

July 29, 2010, 6:04 a.m.
Sangria Blanca

Photo: Enrique Gili

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Sangria Blanca

A sweet and bubbly punch that makes the most of seasonal fruit with devastatingly tasty results.

Prep time: 20 minutes plus refrigeration.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 oranges
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 limes
  • 1 mango
  • 3 kiwis
  • 2 ounces Grand Marnier, or any orange-based liquor
  • 1 liter sparkling cider 
 Directions
  1. Slice fruit into rounds, cubes, semi-circles.
  2. Add fruit slices to pitcher. Sprinkle lightly with sugar. Chill for 30 minutes.
  3. Add triple sec and sparkling cider to pitcher. Stir gently.
  4. Pour into tall wine glasses. Serve over ice.