Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Recipe Alert: Sparkling Sangria Tea & Pina Martinique!

Sparkling Sangria Tea: Non-Alcoholic
Escape the sweltering summer heat with a tea-infused twist on the classic Spanish beverage.
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 5 Lipton® Cup Size Tea Bags
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups chilled purple grape juice
  • 1 medium orange, sliced
  • 1 medium lemon, sliced
  • 1 medium lime, sliced
  • Chilled club soda or seltzer


1)In teapot, pour boiling water over Lipton® Tea Bags; cover and brew 5 minutes. Remove Tea Bags and squeeze; stir in sugar and cool.

2) In large pitcher, combine tea with remaining ingredients except soda; chill at least 2 hours.

3) Just before serving, add a splash of soda. Pour into ice-filled glasses and garnish, if desired, with additional orange, lemon and lime slices.


Pina Martinique: a drink sure to make you want to get caught in the rain!


  • 1 1/2 oz. White Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz. Coconut Cream
  • 2 tbsp. Strawberries (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp. Pineapple (crushed)
  • 1 cup Crushed Ice

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a blender. Mix at high speed for 45 seconds. Pour into a Collins glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge or strawberry.

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