Make the Most of Fig Season with this Fig Sangria

If you have been on the hunt for a unique summer time party drink, look no further

This recipe is for all of my fig lovers! South Carolina food blogger and recipe developer, April Blake, has created the perfect summer drink for your next get together or even a quiet afternoon on the porch.

Follow April Blake on Facebook and Instagram at The April Blake or visit her website at www.theaprilblake.com.

Fig Sangria


  • 1 750 mL bottle red wine blend
  • 24 figs sliced in half
  • 3 ounces raspberries fresh or frozen
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • ¼ cup orange liqueur like Triple Sec
  • Prosecco to taste


  • Mix everything but the prosecco together in a pitcher or carafe. Use a long swizzle spoon to blend everything together gently, taking care not to smash the fruit.

  • Optional: let the sangria soak together for 2-4 hours.

  • Pour into serving glasses, and leave room to top with a prosecco floater, the amount is up to your taste.

  • Garnish with a toothpick speared with raspberries and a lengthwise sliced fig.

  • Enjoy!

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