Easy Apple Cider Champagne Cocktail

Try this perfect, seasonal sip at your next fall gathering.

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail

Don’t forget the sugar and pumpkin spice rim on the Apple Cider Champagne Cocktail glasses. Fill up a tray and pass them around the room to save time in the kitchen.

Photo by: Mark Fonville/Hortus Ltd.

Mark Fonville/Hortus Ltd.

Don’t forget the sugar and pumpkin spice rim on the Apple Cider Champagne Cocktail glasses. Fill up a tray and pass them around the room to save time in the kitchen.

What better way to celebrate the fall harvest, than a party featuring one of the season's garden to table stars: the apple?

Liven up your next fall gathering with this elegant spin on the champagne cocktail featuring apple cider and apple brandy. 

Easy Apple Cider Champagne Cocktails

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin pie spice
  • Raw sugar
  • A nice, dry champagne
  • Apple cider
  • Apple brandy

Adapted from Chef Jamie Gwen

Directions:

1: Combine pumpkin pie spice and coarse sugar on a small plate and set aside. Pour a small amount of apple cider in shallow dish. You’ll use the sugar mix and apple cider to rim the glasses.

2: Dip the rim of the glass in the apple cider then dip into the spice mixture.

3: Fill each flute 3/4 of the way with champagne and top with a splash of apple cider and apple brandy.

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