Fall automatically brings to mind apple cider, which opens up a whole world of opportunities: the slew of other apple drinks you can make yourself in no time at all.
Enjoy the following recipes, from a simple harvest punch to all sorts of fall alcoholic drinks that are perfect for a fall dinner party.
Apple Fall Punch
The easiest of the bunch, this drink only requires four ingredients: a bottle of apple juice (32oz), a can of frozen berry juice, 1 cup of orange juice, and about a liter of sparkling soda water for a little festive kick.
Worried about calories? Simply use a lighter version of the apple juice which will also reduce the sugar content.
Want to kick it up a notch for a harvest party? Add alcohol to your apple drinks for an instant holiday boost.
Apple Cider Punch
Also simple to make with only four ingredients, this fall alcoholic punch is guaranteed to impress your guest.
Into a large pitcher, pour 4 cups of apple cider, 2 cups of pear nectar and 3 cups of ginger ale. Add a thinly sliced apple and spike with vodka to your taste.
Honey Apple Ryder
Apple flavored liquor is highly popular, and the next drink is highly likely to earn you kudos as a savvy host.
Start by infusing some gin with apples which is simple enough to do: put a sliced apple in a mason jar, fill with gin and let it infuse for three to four days. Once it has turned yellowish, it is ready to be strained.
Mix your apple gin with an equal amount of vodka. Add a half ounce of Lillet Blanc and shake with ice. Garnish with a twist of lemon and serve.
Hot Spiced Apple Drink
As temperatures plummet, warm fall drinks increase in popularity. Cut 3-4 regular size cored apples into chunks and blend them with 4 cups of water and 3-4 tablespoons of honey till it reaches applesauce consistency.
Strain, then simmer remaining liquid. Add spices: ¼ teaspoon anise powder, ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, ¼ teaspoon clove powder and ½ teaspoon cardamom.
Pour into glasses and add a pinch of cinnamon to each glass if you wish.Share This!