Pumpkin, Cinnamon & Apple Spiced Sangria

Pumpkins on every step, autumn leaves tumbling down mist-dampened streets, moon-lit nights that beckon from beyond our frosted windows…

There’s nothing quite so enchanting as the mysterious mood of October, these thirty-one days hold such a power over the rest of the season. With All Hallow’s Eve lying in wait at the end of the month, there’s no better time to embrace the spellbinding nature of autumn. Today we’re sharing our recipe for a potent potion, perfect for any Halloween festivities you may have ¬†planned, and ideal to serve later in the season as well.

Read on for the recipe, and be sure to let us know how you’ll be spending All Hallow’s Eve in the comments!

ingredients

Pumpkin, Cinnamon & Apple Spiced Sangria

Makes 4 Servings

2  apples (sliced or cubed)

1/2 cup cranberries

1 tsp salt

3 cinnamon sticks

1 orange (sliced or cubed)

1 pear (sliced or cubed)

2 tbsp pumpkin puree

2 cups apple or pumpkin flavored bourbon

1 1/2 cups apple cider

Champagne

Add all of the ingredients to a pitcher except for the champagne. Feel free to alter these amounts if you have a larger pitcher than the one pictured. Once all of the ingredients are added, top off with champagne and give a good stir. Place in the fridge for an hour or so before serving.

cutting apple

all in jar

pouring in bourbon

stir

Serve over ice and a few extra slices of fruit.

cinnamon stic

pouring drink

drink and candle

final picMore Halloween inspiration from the BLDG 25 blog!

Enjoy!

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So pretty! I love the look of it served – gorgeous photos.

Warm Regards,
Alexandra
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looks & sounds delicious, such a wonderful mix of ingredients, I’m a sucker for anything with cinnamon and pumpkins!

Best Wishes for a Wonderful All Hallows Eve!
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Whoaaaaa!!!! This sounds amazing!!!!!

jessi

oh my god. this looks so amazing.

Stephanie

For Halloween, I’m going to make the Vegan Candy Corn recipe that was on the FP Blog earlier and this drink, and snuggling up with my kitty to watch non-scary movies!

very nice .. I must try

looks scrumptious. Thanks for the recipe

I love indulging in Sangria from time to time but never even thought of this combination – Can’t wait to try it

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Jessica

This sounds delicious! I plan to use it for thanksgiving too!!
How big is a serving? Should i double or even triple the ingredients for a party of 12-18 adults?

Anonymous

This was amazing. We served 8 adults with very differing taste preferences and everyone loved it. I hollowed out a large white pumpkin to use as a serving bowl, and rimmed the glasses with sugared pumpkin spice beforehand. Everyone was feeling super cozy!

Kelly

why isn’t the Moonshine mentioned in the recipe but shown in the photo? Sangria with moonshine?