White Melon Sangria

Recipe by kitty.rock
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups melon, pieces (mixed colorful bite-size melon pieces, such as cantaloupe, honeydew, Ogen or Charentais)
  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 1
    (750 ml) bottle crisp white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc or (750 ml) bottle pinot grigio wine
  • 14
    cup brandy
  • 2
    tablespoons triple sec or 2 tablespoons other orange-flavored liqueur
  • 34
    cup sparkling water or 3/4 cup club soda
  • ice cube
  • limes or star fruit, slices (to garnish)
  • 1
    small mint sprig (to garnish)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stir melon and sugar together in a large pitcher. Let stand for 15 to 30 minutes to draw out the juices.
  • Just before serving, stir wine, brandy, Triple Sec (or other orange liqueur) and sparkling water (or club soda) into the pitcher.
  • Add ice cubes to 6 glasses.
  • Fill the glasses with sangria, spooning some of the fruit into each glass.
  • Garnish each drink with a slice of lime (or starfruit) and a sprig of mint.
  • MAKE AHEAD TIP: prepare through Step 1, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Finish with Step 2 just before serving.
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