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Autumn Apple Sangria Cocktail Recipe

Autumn Apple Sangria Cocktail Recipe

With fresh autumnal flavours and warming tones, this Apple Sangria is perfect for serving at Thanksgiving meals. Combining white wine and calvados brandy this Autumn Apple Sangria Cocktail Recipe is a rich smooth cocktail.

How to make the Cinnamon & Lemon Simple Syrup


225g of Sugar
3 Lemons
8 Cinnamon Sticks


  1. Using a reamer, juice the lemons and add the juice to a saucepan
  2. Add the sugar and cinnamon sticks to the saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring occasionally until the sugar dissolves
  3. As soon as the lemon juice and sugar has combined, leave the syrup to cool
  4. Once cool, remove the cinnamon sticks and set them aside
  5. Pour the simple syrup into an airtight glass storage bottle. The simple syrup should keep for up to 2 weeks when stored in the fridge
Autumn Apple Sangria Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients to make approximately 8 servings:

170ml of Cinnamon & Lemon Simple Syrup
750ml of Dry White Wine
250ml of Calvados Brandy
250ml of Apple Cider
250ml of Soda Water
1 Tart Green Apple
1 Sweet Red Apple
1 Lemon


  1. Thinly slice the lemon and add to a jug
  2. Add the cinnamon & lemon syrup, wine, brandy, cider and soda water to the jug
  3. Stir gently to combine
  4. Slice the apples into small pieces and add to the jug
  5. Refrigerate the sangria for ideally a minimum of 4 hours before enjoying, but it can be enjoyed right away
  6. To serve, pour the sangria into glasses filled with ice and garnish with one of the cinnamon sticks that you used to create the syrup

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