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Cranberry Holiday Sangria

Cranberry Holiday Sangria


For the sangria

  • 1 bottle of rosé
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 1/3 cup Cointreau
  • 1 batch cranberry spiced simple syrup
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced plus extra for garnish
  • 1 orange sliced, plus extra for garnish
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, plus extra for garnish

For the cranberry spiced simple syrup

For the frosted cranberries

  • 1 (12 oz) bag fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  1. First prepare the cranberry spiced simple syrup. In a medium saucepan, bring water,
  2. Raven's Nest Mulling Spices, and cranberries to a boil. Boil 3-4 minutes until cranberries begin to burst and mixture is a deep red color. Strain into a jar using a fine mesh strainer and let cool.
  3. While simple syrup is cooling, prepare the frosted cranberries. Bring water and 1/2 cup sugar to a boil and stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and stir in the cranberries until coated. Spread cranberries over a wire rack. Pour sugar onto a plate and work in small batches to roll cranberries in sugar until well coated. Allow to dry on wire rack, and repeat process if needed.
  4. To prepare sangria, combine rosé, apple cider, cranberry juice, cointreau, and cooled simple syrup in a large pitcher. Stir in fresh cranberries, apple slices, orange slices, and cinnamon sticks. Chill in the fridge 2-4 hours.
  5. To serve, pour sangria in glasses with ice. Garnish with extra apple slices, orange slices, a handful of sugared cranberries, and a cinnamon stick. Enjoy!