Apple Pie Cocktail is perfect for fall. With hot apple cider, vanilla vodka and brown sugar bourbon, it’s just the drink you need to warm up with this holiday season.
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It is no secret that fall is my favorite season. I love the leaves, the comfort food like homemade mashed potatoes, and hot cocktails like this Apple Pie Cocktail. A tasty concoction of hot apple cider, Heritage Distilling Brown Sugar Bourbon and Vanilla Flavored Vodka, it’s like apple pie in a cup.
And it is the perfect drink to warm up with this holiday season.
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It’s easy. It is so easy. All you need to make this apple pie cocktail is: apple cider, vanilla vodka and brown sugar bourbon.
I first became a fan of Brown Sugar Bourbon this summer when I used it to make Brown Sugar Bourbon Caramel Corn. It has notes of cinnamon and brown sugar and from the first moment trying it, I just knew that I would be using it to make cocktails all fall long.
I don’t know about you but when I eat apple pie it has to be hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. All of those flavors combine in this hot apple pie cocktail. Simply heat the the apple cider just until steaming, stir in the vanilla vodka and brown sugar bourbon and you’re good to go.
And since every fun fall drink also has a fun fall garnish, I garnish this Hot Apple Pie Cocktail with a cinnamon sugar rim and an apple slice.
We’ve all heard of a sugar rim or a salt rim right? I mean, so often, the rim is one of my favorite parts of cocktails. The cinnamon sugar rim on this cocktail is no exception. Instead of using lime and salt like you would on a margarita, the rim of this cocktail mug is dipped in honey and then in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar. It’s the perfect rim coating for all of your holiday drinks this season!
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Pour honey onto a shallow plate. Combine sugar and cinnamon together on another shallow plate. Dip the rim of a cocktail mug into the honey and then into the cinnamon and sugar to coat.
Heat apple cider until steaming. Stir in brown sugar bourbon and vanilla vodka.
Pour into a mug. Garnish with apple slices. Serve.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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