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Sangria Hot Toddy Cocktail

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When the weather outside is frightful, give this warm sangria recipe a try. It's a hot toddy cocktail recipe with brandy, wine, and delicious grilled oranges.

Original Recipe
    20 min
    20 min


  • 1 bottle red wine (a fruity red works best)
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • ¾ cup pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup brandy
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 4 pieces star anise
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ½ cup fresh cranberries, for garnish
  • 1 orange, sliced for garnish


  1. Combine red wine, orange juice, pineapple juice, brandy, honey, star anise and cinnamon sticks in a large pot.
  2. Cook on medium heat until simmering; turn heat to low and simmer an additional 15-20 minutes.
  3. Grill orange slices on medium-high about 2-3 minutes per side, or until grill marks appear.
  4. Serve warm, garnishing each glass with a grilled orange slice and a few cranberries. Enjoy!