Spiked Apple Cider Cocktail
Entertain in true winter fashion this holiday season with cocktails made from sweet apple cider and brandy.
1 1/2 cups apple cider
1 cup apple brandy
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
6 apple slices, for garnish
1. Chill cocktail glasses in freezer.
2. Fill a tall cocktail shaker half full with ice. Add cider, brandy, lemon juice and maple syrup (Image 1). Shake vigorously for 20 seconds (Image 2).
3. Pour mixed and chilled ingredients through strainer of cocktail shaker and into chilled cocktail glasses (Image 3).
4. Cut a thin slit into each apple slice and perch onto the rim of each glass for garnish (Image 4).