Warm Up With This Slow-Cooker Sangria Recipe

It's everything you love about summery sangria, with a cold-weather twist. Cinnamon and hibiscus tea add spicy earthiness to this delicious, warm cocktail. Let your slow cooker do all the work while you enjoy your guests.
Glass of Slow Cooker Sangria With Cinnamon-Stick Garnish

Slow Cooker Sangria Cocktail Recipe

It's everything you love about sangria, with a warm twist. Cinnamon and hibiscus tea add spicy earthiness to this cold-weather cocktail. Let your slow cooker do all the work while you enjoy time with your guests.

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Ingredients

  • 2 bottles red wine
  • 2 cups strong hibiscus tea (brewed from 4 bags)
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 1/2 cup triple sec
  • 1 each: lime, orange and lemon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

 Instructions:

1: Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add 4 hibiscus tea bags and remove from heat. Steep tea bags for 5 minutes. Squeeze tea from bags and discard spent bags. Set steeped tea aside.

2: Cut lemon, lime and orange into thin slices and add to slow cooker. Break cinnamon sticks in half and add to slow cooker. Pour remaining ingredients into slow cooker (including the tea) and stir until sugar dissolves. 

3: Heat on low heat for 1 hour before serving. Note: Reduce heat to warm, if possible, during serving.

4: Before serving, garnish each mug with citrus slices and a cinnamon stick.

Slow Cooker Sangria With Cinnamon-Stick Garnish Next to Fruits

Slow Cooker Sangria Cocktail

It's everything you love about sangria, with a warm twist. Cinnamon and hibiscus tea add spicy earthiness to this cold-weather cocktail. Let your slow cooker do all the work while you enjoy time with your guests.

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

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