Apple Cider Martini: The perfect fall cocktail, a caramel apple in a glass, but better. Use caramel vodka, or make your own.
We have some really big apple cider fans in our house… and we also enjoy a martini. 😉 They just seem to be loving it this fall. Having it around got me to thinking…about a little grown-up apple cider.
I was in the liquor store the other day and saw some caramel vodka, and starting thinking caramel apple. It was only available in a large bottle, so I came home and found a recipe to make it. There are several variations, but the general jest of it is werther’s original caramel candies, and vodka.
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Some people add them and shake for days, others add them and then put the sealed mixture through a dishwasher cycle to heat it all just enough to help the candies melt. I decided to chop the cadies in a blender and add and shake.
I used 6 oz. of vodka and nine candies. After only an hour or so, with a few shakes when I thought of it, my caramel vodka was ready.
My husband and I had an enjoyable evening of working on the recipe together, and I think it’s just the thing for a Friday night. 😉
- 1 1/2 oz. Apple Cider
- 1 oz. Caramel Vodka
- 1 oz. Perrier
- Combine apple cider and caramel vodka in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake.
- Pour into a martini glass and top up with Perrier.
- Garnish with a fresh apple slice.
Hope you enjoy! With a sweet fall cocktail like this, life really is a party!
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