Texas White Sangria

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Ingredients

1 1/3 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
4 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
1 cup fresh mint leaves, divided
1 (750-milliliter) bottle dry white wine
2 lemons, sliced
2 oranges, sliced
2 peaches, peeled and sliced
2 cups club soda, chilled

Preparation

Bring first 3 ingredients and 1/2 cup mint leaves to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool. Cover and let stand 8 hours, if desired. Remove cinnamon sticks and mint leaves with a slotted spoon.

Combine sugar mixture, remaining 1/2 cup mint leaves, wine, and next 3 ingredients in a large pitcher; chill overnight, if desired. Stir in club soda before serving. Serve over ice.

Note:

April 2002