4 Apple Cider Cocktails to Try This Fall



Photo by: Charles Masters

Charles Masters

If you’ve ever gone apple picking, you know that a hot cup of cider is the ultimate treat on a crisp fall day. But the unfiltered juice is too good to be limited to your orchard experiences. It’s equally delicious cold and makes an amazing home cocktail mixer. To get the party started, Food Network Magazine has eight fun recipes so you can begin toasting to fall. Get happy hour (and dessert) inspiration from the recipes below and start mixing.

Cider plus beer and hot sauce equals your new go-to fall cocktail. Sweet, spicy and refreshing all at once, it’s perfect for your next brunch or tailgating party

Not ready to let go of summer? Brighten up cider with raspberries for a tart and refreshing drink to help you transition from one season to the next.

For a quick apple-pie-inspired treat, make an apple cider float. All you need is cider, vanilla ice cream and apple pie spice — which, if you’re a true fan of apple pie, you probably already have.

It might sound like an unlikely combination, but spiced hot cider swirled with cream and melted white chocolate is a must-try treat for when the weather starts to cool.

Find the rest of the cider recipes here. Hint: Apple cider tastes amazing when blended with coconut milk and frozen mango.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Best 4 Apple Cider Cocktails

Put seasonal apple cider to work in Food Network's top-four recipes for apple cider cocktails.

Robin's Healthy Take: Cooking With Apple Cider -- Beyond Spiced Cocktails

Pick up a jug of apple cider and use to make wonderfully spiced pancakes, chicken and braised pork.

Apple Cider Everything

Six seasonal dishes that showcase fresh apple cider.

Safety Tip: Buying Apple Cider

Although delicious, not all apple cider is the safest. Find out what you should be looking for when purchasing your next container. Unpasteurized cider can harbor potentially harmful bacteria.

Spotlight Recipe: Mulled Apple Cider

Warm up with a mug of mulled cider.

Savory Apple Recipes — Fall Fest

Although apples are often synonymous with flaky, warm pies, try making a savory apple recipe instead.

Apple Cider Vinegar: Worth The Hype?

There's nothing better than apple cider vinegar for salad dressing and BBQ sauce, but this ingredient has gained popularity as a cure-all tonic -- is it worth the hype?.

Alex's Perfect Mulled Apple Cider for Halloween

This Halloween, I’m taking a break from the usual pumpkin-related suspects and immersing myself in this mulled apple cider.

10 Ways to Use Apple Cider

We just can’t get enough of this seasonal treat. Scoop some apple cider up at the farmers’ market or apple orchard and make these inspired recipes.