Golden Fig Fine Foods

Fall Fruits Sangria

  • 2 plums, quartered
  • 1 slice fresh ginger
  • 2 Sweet Tango or Honecrisp apples, sliced
  • 1 C fresh blackberries (1/3 for soaking overnight, and 2/3 reserved for garnish)
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • 1 Cara Cara orange, sliced
  • 1/4 C Calvados (regular brandy works great too!)
  • 1/4 C Cointreau (or Gran Marnier)
  • 1/4 C maple syrup
  • 1 bottle red wine (Malbec, Cabernet, etc.)
  • Cinnamon Orange Sugar (to rim drinking glasses)
  1. Place all fruit and spices into a lidded jar or pitcher (don’t forget to set aside the garnish!).
  2. Pour Calvados, Cointreau, maple syrup, and wine over fruit and let rest for a few hours, up to overnight.
  3. When ready to serve, dip edge of glass in lemon juice, then into Cinnamon Orange Sugar. Add sangria and blackberry garnish. Enjoy!

As seen on Twin Cities Live September 28th, 2015

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