Easy Apple Cider Champagne Cocktail

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

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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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