Summer is still going strong so what better way for adults to escape the heat than a refreshingly cool summer cocktail. This easy make peach sangria recipe requires simple ingredients that you’ll undoubtedly already have at home.
Before we jump into it here are some fun facts I bet you didn’t know about peaches:
August is national peach month.
Georgia’s state fruit is the peach
Peaches are a part of the rose (or Rosaceae) family. Therefore, peaches are roses.
There are over 2000 different types of peaches worldwide.
Peaches are a stone fruit meaning, their seed is a pit or stone.
Peaches are made of water eating them keeps your body hydrated.
The worlds largest peach cobbler is made annually at the Georgia Peach Festival
Peaches are a great source of vitamin A and C
Peaches are at their best between June and August
California (not Georgia) produces the most peaches. 468,000 tons in 2020.
Bonus trivia: The hangout spot in the original Beverly Hills 90210 was ‘The Peach Pit’
Now that I’ve filled you up on a bunch of peach facts let’s make a cocktail.
The prep time on this super simple: 5 Min
It can serve: 6 (but honestly prepare for it to serve two cause it’s that good.)
Here’s what you’ll need:
1 bottle Moscato, chilled
½ cup peach schnapps
1 cup Simply Peach or other peach juice/peach juice blend
4 peaches, sliced, plus extra peach slices for each glass
1 cup raspberries, plus extra for the glasses
In a pitcher, combine Moscato, peach schnapps, and peach juice. Add 4 peaches, sliced, and 1 cup of raspberries. Chill in the refrigerator overnight, or add ice and serve. Add extra peach slices and raspberries to each glass, if needed.