Spiked Apple Cider Cocktail

Entertain in true winter fashion this holiday season with cocktails made from sweet apple cider and brandy.

Apple Cider and Brandy Cocktail

Apple Cider and Brandy Cocktail

Toast to the season with a delicious cocktail made by mixing apple cider, brandy, lemon juice and maple syrup. Get the recipe for an apple cider cocktail.

Ingredients

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

Line-Up of Cocktail Ingredients and Cocktail Glasses

How to Make Spiked Apple Cider Cocktails

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups apple cider, 1 cup apple brandy, 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice, 1 1/2 tablespoons pure maple syrup and 6 apple slices, for garnish. While you gather your ingredients, chill cocktail glasses in freezer.

Instructions

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).

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