The Fault In Our Sangria: Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe

My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.” – A Fault in Our Stars, John Green

The Fault In Our Sangria: Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe-

This week’s Bon Appeteach “Book Club” recipe is a play on the popular young adult novel by John Green. This book is definitely a tearjerker so a refreshing, chilled, summer sangria only seemed fitting for this weeks cocktail inspiration.

A bright summer sangria is the perfect evening refresher. This recipe would be delicious with a crispy and buttery white, but I chose to go with a dryer rose this week to balance out the berries and be a bright pop of color in comparison to the berries. 

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe

Find the full recipe for this easy to make Berry Basil Rose Sangria recipe below and be sure to check out how I make the whole drink live on my Instagram page every Friday at 5 pm. 

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe:

  • 1 Bottle Rose 
  • 1 bunch Fresh Basil
  • 1/2 cup diced Strawberries
  • 1/2 cup Raspberries 
  • 1/2 cup sliced Cucumber
  • Keto Simple Syrup to taste
  • Club Soda

Stirred, Not Shaken:

Sangria is perfect for a crowd and great all summer long. Prepare this drink earlier in the morning and allow it to sit so the flavors can meld and marry. Simply start by choosing your favorite pitcher and pour in the entire bottle of rose.

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe

Add in the sliced strawberries, raspberries, and cucumber. To activate some of the natural oils in the basil, slap the leaves between your two palms before adding to the pitcher. This helps elevate the natural aromatics in the basil and adds to the overall flavor.

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe

Allow the mixture to sit for a few hours if possible. If you like your drinks to be on the sweeter side, add a few ounces of keto simple syrup or regular simple syrup if desired. Pour the rose into glasses and top off with a little club soda before serving. 

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe

If you love this easy summer rose sangria, then be sure to also try my classic red sangria recipe out as well! Cheers!

Bon Appeteach,

-L

Yield: 4

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe

Berry Basil Rose Sangria Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher combine the berries, basil, cucumber, simple syrup (optional) and rose. Allow it to chill for at least and hour.
  2. Pour into glasses and top with club soda before serving inf desired.

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