Easy Pineapple Sangria Recipe

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Pineapple Sangria is the perfect, refreshing summer drink! Packed with fruit, juice, and alcohol, you should whip up a batch today!

Pineapple Sangria is the perfect, refreshing summer drink! Packed with fruit, juice, and alcohol, you should whip up a batch today!

Last weekend we hosted my daughter’s graduation party. It’s hard to believe she is old enough to leave for college this fall!

I found a few cute ideas on the internet to make her party a blast! My youngest daughter is quite crafty and did all the creating to make this party a success!

Create a photographic masterpiece with this "GRADUATION CAP WREATH"...each photo represents back to school from K-12. Grad cap and tassle too!

Starting with this adorable wreath featuring a back to school picture from k-12! She also used my daughter’s cap and tassel on the wreath! She hot glued all everything to an 18″ wire flower wreath (like this one), that she wrapped in yellow ribbon!

Photo Booth Props

Here's to a Bright Future...take a pair of sunglasses home! Fun Graduation party idea!

We also had a photo booth, which we used our Fuji Instax camera’s, some fun photo booth props, and we strung all the photos up with twine and clothespins! Such a fun way to remember the day, and have pictures of everyone who came! We also had a bucket of cheap sunglasses (we ordered those from Oriental Trading Co) with a sign that said “Here’s to a Bright Future.” All the guests were encouraged to take a pair of glasses home with them!

Spray Paint mason jars silver and add flowers from your garden for centerpieces!

As someone who does a lot of canning, we have no shortage of mason jars. My daughter spray painted them silver, tied some yellow ribbon around them, and then we cut Hydrangea’s from our garden to go inside each vase. These jars were a great way to keep the price down but still add beauty to the tables.

So many fun candy ideas for Graduation Parties! Diploma cookies, student loans, teachers pet, honor roll, and more!

However, the most fun part of the celebration had to be the sweet table! Featuring so many fun candies all around a graduation theme! From Book Worms to Diplomas, we had all the sweets covered.

  • Diploma – Piroutte Cookies tied with yellow ribbon
  • Student Loans – 100 Grand candy bars
  • Class Ring – ring pops
  • Teacher’s Pet – animal cookies
  • Honor Roll – tootsie rolls
  • Smartie Pants – smarties
  • Grad Caps – Reese’s PB cup minis with a piece of black construction paper, a mini M&M, and a pipe cleaner!
  • Reach for the Stars – Starburst
  • Book Worms – gummi worms
  • Peace Out, Suckers – dum dum suckers (not pictured)

Hopefully if you’re planning a grad party, some of these tips are helpful!

Pineapple Sangria is the perfect, refreshing summer drink! Packed with fruit, juice, and alcohol, you should whip up a batch today!

But, let’s circle back to today’s Pineapple Sangria recipe. If you look at my drink recipes, you’ll see I don’t have a whole lot of choices. Some smoothies, lots of homemade coffee creamer recipes, a few hot drinks and a couple of alcoholic beverages!

I have some good friends who make an amazing Sangria, and hopefully one day I can convince them to let me share the recipe. Until then, you’ll have to enjoy this Apple Cider Sangria or today’s Pineapple Sangria!

How to make Pineapple Sangria: 

  • I prefer to make sangria the day before. Letting the flavors mingle and giving the fruit time to soak up the alcohol makes this drink even more fantastic. But it’s not totally necessary, so if you’re short on time, don’t sweat it!
  • Use whatever kind of white wine you prefer! I tend to use a cheap white wine in here since there are so many other flavors, you won’t notice if your wine has a “deep flavor” or is “too sweet.” I went with Pinot Grigio.
  • Save some of your fruit for garnishing when you serve the drink! Nothing makes you think you are on vacation more than a slice of pineapple and a maraschino cherry on the side of your glass. Well, unless you have those cute little umbrellas…pop one of those in too!

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Yield: 1 gallon

Pineapple Sangria

Pineapple Sangria
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Pineapple Sangria is the perfect, refreshing summer drink! Packed with fruit, juice, and alcohol, you should whip up a batch today!

Ingredients

  • 64 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 bottle white wine (I used Pinot Grigio)
  • 1 cup Peach Schnapps
  • 1 cup Brandy
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1 pineapple, diced
  • 2 limes, sliced
  • 2 lemons, sliced

Instructions

  1. In a large drink container, combine sliced fruit with liquids. Stir and refrigerate until ready to serve!
  2. I find this best when made the night before!

Pineapple Sangria is the perfect, refreshing summer drink! Packed with fruit, juice, and alcohol, you should whip up a batch today!

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8 comments on “Easy Pineapple Sangria Recipe”

  1. This is calling out my name! Love it!

  2. Anonymous

    At a graduation party???????

  3. DB

    I don’t know much about brandy. What kind do u suggest? I thought you could get it in fruit flavors but not sure. Ant help will be appreciated. Thank you

  4. Anna Hancock

    I tried your recipe with one substitution… I don’t like brandy so I used pineapple rum and it turned out awesome!!!

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