These Gummy Bears have an Evil Plan to Get You Drunk: Gummy Bear Sangria

August 4, 2018

It’s safe to say that gummy bears were the pioneer of everything-else-gummy such as this gummy steak, road kill, bacon, brains, and even the human heart.

These tiny gelatin-based grizzlies are a vital part of our generation’s childhood. Whether it’s debating about eating the head or feet first, these sweets are an instant time machine to our grade school days. Two decades later, who says we can’t enjoy them now? Especially with our favorite bottle of white wine.

Sangria normally requires a bottle of red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, or Merlot mixed with a citrus juice and fruits thrown inside. For this recipe, we used white wine instead to bring out the rainbow color of the gummy bears and fruits. We replaced the citrus juice with Sprite, and added slices of oranges and lime to bring out that tangy punch.

It’s such a playful take on the serious sangria, and compared to dimly lit bars, this spiked refreshment can be enjoyed even on a sunny, breezy day. Just be careful who sees you down this glass, you wouldn’t want 9-year olds to start getting wasted now would you?

Gummy Bear Sangria

Total Time: 20 minutes / Yield: 1 pitcher

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white wine, chilled
  • Juice of 2 oranges, chilled
  • 1 pack gummy bears
  • 1 cup Sprite, chilled
  • 1 pc orange, chilled and sliced
  • 1 pc lime, chilled and sliced
  • 1/2 Fuji apple, chilled and chopped into pieces
  • 1/2 pc red delicious apple, chilled and chopped into pieces
  • Ice, as desired

Procedure

  1. Mix everything together in a pitcher.
  2. Serve.
Mikka Wee Mikka Wee

Mikka Wee is former editor of Pepper.ph and was part of the team until she got whisked away to Singapore in 2016 where she worked in advertising and eventually found herself back in the food industry. She currently does marketing work for two popular Singaporean dessert brands and is a weekly columnist for The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s lifestyle brand, Preen.ph. She has always been crazy about travel, food, and her dog Rocket.

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11 responses to “These Gummy Bears have an Evil Plan to Get You Drunk: Gummy Bear Sangria”

  1. rftreyes says:

    Had something vodka based before that tasted like gummy bears 😀
    – 2/5 vodka
    – 2/5 apple juice
    – 1/5 dalandan juice

    Stir and mix 😀

    Maybe those apple slices and gummy bears will make good garnishes for this 😀

  2. Junessa Rendon says:

    Genius. I can get away with this. Hahahaha.

  3. wow! I’m soo gonna try this out. Another alternative to gummy vodka!

  4. Wow.. This looks interesting. Any recommendations on what kind of white wine to use? 🙂

  5. i saw some guy in youtube that does this with Absolut and sour gummy worms… and 3 days of soaking…

  6. Gin Chung says:

    Amaretto + Gummy makes is amazing! But make sure it’s good quality amaretto. 🙂

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