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Applebee's Red Apple Sangria copycat recipe by Todd Wilbur

Applebee's Red Apple Sangria

Score: 5.00 (votes: 14)
Reviews: 14
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Menu Description: "Drink in the passions of Spain! A delightful mix of Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon, Shakka Apple Liqueur, Dole pineapple juice, Ocean Spray cranberry juice, and grenadine. Garnished with maraschino cherry, orange, lime and fresh apple."

The menu description for this quenching Applebee's red apple sangria specifies brand names that the restaurant uses to create this drink. For the best clone, I suggest you use the same brands. However, if you must substitute with other brands, I don't suspect anyone will care. I certainly won't, and I promise not to tell anyone your secret. If you can't find Shakka brand apple liqueur, use any sour apple flavored liqueur. If you don't have Sierra Mist lemon-lime soda, you can use Sprite or 7-Up. 

Source: Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 3 by Todd Wilbur.

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  • 1/3 cup Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1 1/4 ounces Shakka apple liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce grenadine
  • 1 1/2 ounces Ocean Spray cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 1/2 ounces Dole pineapple juice
  • Sierra Mist soda (or other lemon-lime soda)
Garnish
  • 2 red apple balls
  • Orange wedge
  • Lime wedge
  • Maraschino cherry
Do This

1. Fill a 16-ounce wine glass with ice.

2. Add red wine, apple liqueur, grenadine, cranberry juice, pineapple juice, and top off the drink with Sierra Mist.

3. Use the small end of a melon baller to scoop 2 balls out of a red apple. Pierce the apple balls with a toothpick.

4. Drop all of the garnishes into the drink and serve with a straw.

Makes 1 drink.

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Reviews
Kerrie
Jul 5, 2015, 22:00
I love the Applebee's Sangria and this recipe is super close. I want to make an entire pitcher and noticed some people have.
Kathy
Oct 9, 2014, 22:00
We had this drink to celebrate our 48th wedding anniversary and fell in love with it. Now I'm going to make.

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