Oh how I love Fall with the crisp nights and sunny days, plus with the apple crop comes the abundance of apple cider.
Here is a delicious drink which you can make as a large punch, or a single drink (but you’ll regret it and end up making more…) We made a pitcher by quadrupling the recipe and it was the best solution.
Thanks to my friend Rebecca for improving the original recipe. This one is a keeper for sure.
This recipe is for one drink
Apple Cider Margaritas
1 ounce Grand Marnier
2 ounces gold tequila (use GOOD tequila, not great, but decent)
5 ounces real apple cider (not apple juice)
orange slices and apple slices
cinnamon + cane sugar for glass rimming
cinnamon sticks for garnish
- In a shaker or a tall glass add the Grand Marnier, tequila and apple cider and shake stir to mix.
- Add a few spoonfuls of cane sugar, coarse sugar and cinnamon to a plate. Run an orange segment around the edge of the glass, then press into the cinnamon sugar mixture to coat the rim.
- Add an orange slice to the bottom of the glass, fill with ice, then add the cider mixture.
- Garnish with an apple slice and cinnamon sticks, and sprinkle a bit of cinnamon on top of the apple slice. Enjoy!