Apple Cider Sangria


  • 4   cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cups (750 mL) chilled fresh apple cider, divided
  • 1  tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 1   medium green or red apple, cored
  • 1   large navel orange
  • 1/4  cup (60 mL) fresh pomegranate seeds (optional)
  • 1 bottle (750 mL) chilled white wine (such as Pinot Grigio)


  1. Place cinnamon sticks, 1 cup (250 mL) of the apple cider and honey in 2-cup (500 mL) Silicone Prep Bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 2 minutes. Carefully remove bowl from microwave. Pour cinnamon sticks and cider into Quick-Stir® Pitcher. Place in refrigerator until ready to combine.
  2. Cut the apple and orange in half lengthwise. Cut the apple into slices using the Quick Slice. Cut orange half into slices with a knife; reserve one half for another use.
  3. Add all of the fruit, remaining apple cider, and wine into the Pitcher; stir. Place the lid on pitcher and plunge gently.  

  4. Pour sangria into glasses; serve with ice. Top with some of the fruit, if desired.


  • 8  servings

Nutrients per serving:

 (8 fluid oz. each): Calories 140, Total Fat 0 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 0 mg, Carbohydrate 21 g, Fiber 1 g, Sugars 6 g, Protein 0 g

Cook's Tips:

 For a non-alcoholic version, substitute 3 cups (750 mL) lemon or orange sparkling water for the wine.

For optimum flavor, refrigerate sangria for several hours or overnight before serving.

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