Blackberry Mint Sangria

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Blackberry Mint Sangria

Summer is here and you need something that’s refreshing, delicious and will hit all the high notes of flavor.

Tips for success:

Blackberries and mint are in abundance during the spring and early summer. If you skip add the zest you will be sacrificing a lot of flavor.

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Blackberry Mint Sangria

Tips for success: Blackberries and mint are in abundance during the spring and early summer. If you skip add the zest you will be sacrificing a lot of flavor.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Spanish
Keyword drinks, sangria
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 1 gallon

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 oz. fresh blackberries
  • zest of 1 lemon sliced
  • ½ oz. fresh mint
  • 12-24 ice cubes
  • 1 bottle of red wine

Instructions

  • Turn on the heat to medium, in a medium pot add the sugar, water and lemon zest, bring to a boil. Add the blackberries, lemon slices, 4 mint leaves and ¼ cup of wine to the pot, remove from the heat and let sit at room temperature for 4 hours.
  • Once syrup has cooled pour mixture into a 1 ½-2 quarts glass pitcher with ½ the mint, ice and bottle of wine. Stir mixture together. Serve in a tall glass with ice, a few blackberries, a slice of lemon and 1 sprig of mint, fill glass up ¾ way with sangria and enjoy.

If you make this recipe, make sure to take a picture and share it on Instagram or Facebook and tag me @kennethtemple so we all can see that deliciousness!

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