The other day I had a couple of fruits that were getting a little bit too ripe for munching on, but I didn't want to waste them. What's a girl to do with over-ripe fruit?
Make some summer sangria, that's what.
Here are those "past their prime" fruits.
I had a lime, a Gala apple, a Gaucho pear, two clementines, and about a cup of grapes. I sliced them up and put them into a pitcher.
I added about a 1/4 cup of brandy and a bottle of red wine to the pitcher and then chilled it in the fridge.
For this sangria I used a Paul Masson brandy and a Charles Shaw Cabernet Sauvignon. You can use whatever kind of brandy and red wine you like. Do it up and make it your own! :)
To serve, I simply added about 3 1/2 to 4 cups of lemon-lime soda to the sangria. This refreshing drink serves 7-8 people, depending on how hot it is outside (wink, wink). Don't forget the ice!
Have a great weekend, all! I can't believe it is the weekend already!