Grapefruit Sangria

Such a refreshing way to relax on your patio after a long and hot work week, with this Grapefruit Sangria! Delicious sangria made with fresh grapefruit, juice and rum.

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 I don’t know about you, but I have a pretty good weekend coming up! I will definitely be relaxing with one of these in my hand. We will be baby-free this weekend! The little man will he hanging out with his grandparents and auntie for two days.

Wheeeee!

That excitement is not for being baby-free but for finally having some time to relax and time out, just hubby and I. I don’t know what kids complain about… I LOVE time out!

This weekend means no curfew! Yes, I am an adult and when I go out, I have a curfew. We always have to be home in time to let the babysitter ( aka, grandma) go home or be home early because the little man just refuses to sleep past 7 a.m. (That will be a nice surprise to grandma too.)

This weekend, we can stay out as late as we want!! Can you say “PARTY?!” We get to go to a movie, comedy club, bar, lounge and anywhere else we want. I don’t think we will be wasting any time sleeping, too much fun to be had!

Grapefruit-Sangria

I think that I will start my Saturday morning this one of these Grapefruit Sangrias. Because I can!

This sangria is so relaxing and delicious. It just screams “summer!”

It’s very easy to make and nope, they are not bitter!

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Grapefruit Sangria

Ingredients

  • (My pitcher is about 60 oz)
  • 1 large grapefruit
  • 1/3 cup of white granulate sugar + 2 tbs hot water (to make simple syrup)
  • 5 oz light rum
  • 3 oz Triple sec
  • 20 oz of White Zinfandel wine
  • Grapefruit juice to fill the pitcher (about 30 oz)

Instructions

  1. Cut the grapefruit in half. Squeeze one half into the pitcher and slice the other half.
  2. To make simple syrup, just stir the sugar and hot water until the sugar is melted.
  3. Combine wine, simple syrup, grapefruit juice, rum and triple sec in the pitcher.
  4. Stir well and add the grapefruit slices.

Notes

Recipe from Lyuba @ willcookforsmiles.com

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Comments

  1. Looks so refreshing!

  2. itllshine says:

    Sounds amazing! Going to be in the 90s here this weekend. I will definately be making these.

  3. I love sangria!! I totally pinned this one to my Cocktails and Libations board!

  4. I’m lovin’ this for the summer….so refreshing and tasty! Have fun this weekend! :)

  5. Just saw this on Shine On Friday! I love, love, love sangria – and this looks so delicious, I pinned it right away. I can’t wait to try it – thanks so much for sharing!

  6. We frequently enjoy sangria, but I’ve not made it with grapefruit juice….next time!

  7. I will be drinking this on my patio this weekend!!

  8. Have you linked up with the Friday Flash Blog Linky Party yet? Link up your ONE best post of the week and check out other people’s awesome entries. You may just get highlighted next week!

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  9. Cathy @ Lemon Tree Dwelling says:

    You are speaking my language! I love kid-free nights…..they are few and far between and definitely meant for fun! this grapefruit sangria is a must try!!

  10. My husband is a Florida boy and loves his grapefruits. I think this will go over well in our house. Thank you for sharing it with us on foodie friday.

  11. Looks incredible. Sadly we are on Sunday Afternoon, and I am in blueberry/nectarine smoothie land (not a bad thing but the sangria sounds divine!). I think this will be a must for next weekend! Thanks for sharing.

  12. This sounds so refreshing! I need to give it a try.
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  13. This looks awesome!!! We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/two-girls-and-a-party-link-up-22/
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday.
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  14. This looks so incredibly refreshing Lyuba!

  15. This totally made my mouth water with want ;) Saw you at 6 sisters!

    Would love for you to link this up to Super Sunday at Who needs a Cape? http://whoneedsacape.com/2013/06/super-sunday-party-4/

  16. I just wanted to let you know that I featured your wonderful project on homework. Thanks so much for sharing it on The Inspiration Board. Have a great weekend! xxoo
    And thank you again for sharing your wonderful keylime cookies!
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  17. Made this Friday and my husband and I drank a little throughout the weekend. It was de-lish! Thank you for the recipe. :)

  18. Yum, that sounds great Lyuba! I love sangria, so I’m definitely pinning this. And I’m stopping by to let you know I featured this on my blog today as part of a roundup of 25 Refreshing Summer Cocktails! Feel free to stop by and grab a Featured button if you’d like, and thanks again for the great recipe!

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