Chocolate-Cherry Sangria

Valentine's Day's most iconic treat inspired this chocolaty winter sangria. Its signature flavors come from chocolate-flavored liqueur and[ both preserved and frozen cherries-a perfect dessert sangria.]

Total Time:
4 hr 10 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
4 hr

Yield:
about 8 servings (9 cups)
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • One 750-milliliter bottle petite sirah or other rich red wine
  • One 20-ounce bottle cherry cola
  • 1 cup chocolate-flavored liqueur, such as creme de cacao
  • 1 cup ruby port
  • 1 cup cherries in heavy syrup, such as Amarena Fabbri, strained but reserving 1/2 cup syrup
  • One 12-ounce package frozen cherries
Directions
  • Stir together the wine, cola, liqueur and port in a 3-quart pitcher. Add the cherries and syrup and the frozen cherries, and cover the pitcher with plastic wrap. Refrigerate the sangria to chill, at least 4 hours up to overnight.

  • To serve, fill 8 glasses halfway with ice, then pour the sangria and cherries into each glass.

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