Taste of Apple

20 Oct

Hello friends!! Boy are you in for a sweet treat today. For those of you out there who are looking to incorporate unique, budget-friendly signature beverages into your fall affair, I have the perfect solution for you that is sure to WOW your family and friends! Today I stumbled upon these smack-your-lips-delicious apple-flavored concoctions on HGTV’s Entertaining website and I knew I just had to share it with y’all! Today is rather chilly in the valley and just day-dreaming of that warm apple pie cocktail is practically warming my soul with autumn glee.
Feeling festive? Try these recipes out this weekend and let me know what y’all think!

The cold version…

Caramel Apple Pie Cocktail

Single Serve

Ingredients:
1-1/2 oz. vodka or tequila
1 oz. Hiram Walker Butterscotch Schnapps
1-1/2 oz. apple cider
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
Apple slice for garnish
Crushed graham crackers

Preparation:
1. First, rim the lip of a chilled cocktail glass with your crushed graham crackers.
2. Pour all the liquid ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
3. Shake well.
4. Strain into your chilled cocktail glass.
5. Garnish with an apple slice.
Note: Serve over ice in a large wine goblet.

The warm version…

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Single Serve

Ingredients:
6 oz. apple cider (heated)
2 oz. Tuaca liqueur
whipped cream
pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg
1 cinnamon stick

Preparation:
1. In a glass coffee mug or heat-resistant goblet, combine your heated cider and Tuaca.
2. Top with whipped cream.
3. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.
4. Add cinnamon stick.

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