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classic sangria (sallye)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

This is the way I've made Sangria since the 1960's.

(1 rating)
prep time 2 Hr 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For classic sangria (sallye)

  • 1 lg
  • 1 lg
  • 1 lg
  • 1-1/2 c
    good quality rum
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 bottle
    good quality red wine (750 ml)
  • 1 c
    orange juice (fresh if available)
  • 1 sprig
    mint (optional)

How To Make classic sangria (sallye)

  • 1
    Slice orange, lime and lemon into thin slices. Set aside Pour rum and sugar into large glass pitcher. Stir gently until sugar dissolves. Add fruit slices to the pitcher. Place in fridge to chill for 2 hours.
  • 2
    When ready to serve, remove pitcher from fridge. Crush fruit slightly using wooden muddle or spoon. Gently stir in orange juice and wine until well blended. You may add more sugar for extra sweetness if desired.
  • 3
    Best served while still chilled. May be served over crushed ice, but it will dilute the flavor.

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