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Summer Sangria

Posted Thursday, June 4, 2015 by Alice Balkin in YHI News! , Recipes From Chef Bonsey and the YHI Kitchen

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Looking for new twist on the classic Sangria?  The Tavern at Chapman Cottage's Strawberry Rhubarb Sangria, is both delicious and simple to prepare!

The easy to make ahead recipe is great for a crowd, and beautiful in the glass.  Only six ingredients make prep a breeze and leave you with more time to sip sangria!

Rhubarb Simple Syrup:

3 cups water

1.5 cups sugar

3 cups diced rhubarb

Bring to a boil and let simmer for 10-12 minutes, until rhubarb is soft.  Let cool with rhubarb in the syrup. 

Sangria Base

6 cups of Orange Juice

1 full recipe of Rhubarb simple syrup (above)

1 cup stoli strawberry vodka

Combine  OJ, rhubarb syrup & vodka in a pitcher

The Cocktail:

Fill a glass with ice

add 3-4 strawberry slices

Fill glass half way with Sangria base

Fill remaining with Sparkling Rose wine

Garnish with an orange wheel & small strawberry!

 Recipe courtsey of Karen Short & the Tavern at Chapman Cottage



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