Your guests will enjoy this cheerily cherry sangria.
1 (32 to 40-ounce) bottle cherry juice blend
1 (6-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, undrained
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 orange, thinly sliced
1 lemon, thinly sliced
2 (10 to12-ounce) bottles club soda or lemon-lime carbonated beverage, chilled
- Combine cherry juice blend, maraschino cherries with their liquid, orange juice and lemon juice in a large pitcher; mix well. Add orange and lemon slices. Refrigerate, covered, 2 to 3 hours.
- Before serving, add club soda; stir gently. Serve over ice cubes in tall glasses. Garnish with additional maraschino cherries and orange slices, if desired.
Makes 2 quarts.
Recipe provided courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.