Grilled sangria mocktail

By Maddie and Kiki Longo
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This drink is a summertime favourite - it's sweet, tart and slightly smokey from the grilled fruit. It’s the perfect make-ahead drink to serve when you want something impressive to pull out of the fridge that the entire family can enjoy! 



  • 1 cup (250ml) fresh cherries, pits removed
  • 1/2 orange, sliced
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 1 peach, pit removed and sliced
  • 3 cups (750ml) red grape juice
  • 1 cup (250ml) apple juice
  • 1 cup (250ml) peach juice
  • 3 cups (750ml) lime-flavoured sparkling water
  • Fresh mint, for serving


  1. Preheat grill to high heat- 450-475°.
  2. Skewer cherries with a metal grill skewer. Grill all fruit over direct heat for one to two minutes per side, until light grill marks are achieved.
  3. Set aside to cool.
  4. Add fruit to a pitcher (reserving some for garnish) and top with juices/sparkling water. Chill until ready to serve.
  5. Serve over ice, and garnish with some grilled fruit and mint. Enjoy! 

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