Tasty Tuesday: White Sangria

Looking for the perfect summer drink? Why not try White Sangria? this drink only takes five to 10 minutes to assemble so this is really perfect! Just a tip: Take the time to prepare it in the morning so the sangria has several hours to develop its fruity flavor. Enjoy!

3 tablespoons sugar
3 shots Calvados or other apple liquor
lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced (optional)
2 ripe peaches, cut into wedges (optional)
3 ripe green apples seeded and cut into wedges (optional)
1 bottle white Rioja Spanish wine or other dry white wine
1 pint raspberries (optional)
Sparkling soda water, for topping off glasses of sangria at table

Combine sugar, Calvados, lime, lemon, peaches and apples in a large pitcher. Cover with 1 bottle of Rioja wine and chill sangria several hours. To serve, spoon fruits into glasses or goblets, adding a few fresh raspberries in each glass, pour wine over top of the fruit. Top glasses of sangria off with a splash of soda water and serve.

image source: call me cupcake / recipe source: food network