The A.J.

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce applesauce
  • 1/2 ounce cinnamon-flavored whiskey, such as Fireball
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup, recipe follows
  • Ginger peel, for garnish
  • Ground cinnamon, for dusting
  • Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
Directions
  • Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the vodka, applesauce, whiskey, lime juice and Simple Syrup. Cover the glass with a shaker tin and shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Dust the ginger peel with cinnamon and use to garnish the drink.

Simple Syrup:
  • Put the sugar and water in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. (Alternatively, heat in the microwave.) Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.


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