(FOX Providence) - It's the 12 drinks of Christmas, and each day on The Rhode Show we'll feature a non-alcoholic drink that can be enjoyed by everyone!
On Friday, December 23, Mock Tea Sangria was demonstrated by DeWolf Tavern .
3 cups of strongly brewed black tea
2 cups grape juice
1 cup orange juice
1 cup cranberry juice
1 cup frozen berries
1 sliced orange
1 sliced lemon
½ cup Spiced ginger lemon syrup (recipe follows)
Adult variation- You can do a lot with this recipe. Add rum. Substitute wine for 2 cups of tea and two cups of juice. Add flavored brandies and schnapps.
Combine all of the ingredients except for ice in a large pitcher.
Allow mixture to steep for at least 3 hours.
Fill serving glasses with ice and pour mock tea sangria
Scoop out berries, orange and lemon slices to garnish. Enjoy!
Spiced Ginger Lemon Syrup
3 to 4 inches of fresh ginger
Zest of 2 lemons
4 cinnamon sticks
2 tsp. Chinese five spice
2 cups sugar
Add all ingredients except for ginger ale/ club soda to a small sauce pan.
Simmer for ½ hour. Strain out ginger, spices and lemon zest and allow syrup to cool.
1 cup water