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Cider Martini

Cider Martini

Cider Cocktails

Did you know October is national apple month? And this week is apple cider week here in NYC!  With this in mind here are some other ways to use those extra apples from the farm (instead of pie).

Cider Martini:

This is a cocktail is as bright at the fall leaves outside.

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker
  2. Shake vigorously for 5-10 seconds
  3. Combine the cinnamon and sugar on a plate (or flat surface)
  4. Rim the martini glass with the lemon wedge
  5. Place the martini glass rim down into the sugar mixture
  6. Pour and enjoy!

Mulled Cider:

This is perfect for those chilly nights around the table with great friends. It will warm you up from head to toe.

Mulled Cider
Mulled Cider


Ingredients:

This is meant to be made in a large batch

Directions:

  1. Add the cider, spices, apple and orange to a large pot.
  2. Bring the cider mixture to a boil.
  3. Add the apple jack brandy.
  4. Lower to a simmer.
  5. Simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Garnish with a whole cinnamon stick.

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