- 2 oz vodka
- 2 oz apple cider
- 1 oz cinnamon schnapps
- 1 oz honey
- 1 oz lemon juice
- Cinnamon sugar for rimming the glass
- Apple slice or cinnamon stick for garnish
- Rim a martini glass with cinnamon sugar.
- In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vodka, apple cider, cinnamon schnapps, honey, and lemon juice.
- Shake until well combined.
- Strain the mixture into the prepared martini glass.
- Garnish with an apple slice or cinnamon stick, and serve.
What makes Apple Pie Martini Cocktail drink special:
The Apple Pie Martini is a sweet and spicy cocktail that is perfect for autumn or winter. The combination of apple cider, cinnamon schnapps, and honey creates a warm and cozy flavor that reminds many people of their favorite apple pie. The cinnamon sugar rim adds a touch of sweetness to the drink and complements the flavors of the cocktail perfectly.
History of the drink:
The Apple Pie Martini is a relatively new cocktail, with no clear history of its creation. However, the combination of apple cider and cinnamon schnapps is a classic flavor pairing that has been used in various autumnal cocktails for many years.
- What kind of vodka should I use in an Apple Pie Martini? You can use any type of vodka you prefer. However, a good quality, unflavored vodka will allow the flavors of the other ingredients to shine through.
- Can I make an Apple Pie Martini without alcohol? Yes, you can make a non-alcoholic version of this cocktail by substituting the vodka and cinnamon schnapps with apple juice and cinnamon syrup.
- What kind of apple cider should I use? You can use any type of apple cider you prefer, but a good quality, fresh-pressed cider will provide the best flavor.
- Can I use ground cinnamon instead of cinnamon schnapps? While ground cinnamon will add a similar flavor to the cocktail, it will not provide the same sweetness and intensity as cinnamon schnapps.
- Can I make this drink in advance? While it is best to serve the Apple Pie Martini immediately after preparing, you can mix the ingredients in advance and store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
- Can I use brown sugar instead of honey? Yes, you can substitute brown sugar for honey if you prefer.
- Can I use a different type of sweetener? Yes, you can use any type of sweetener you prefer, such as agave nectar or maple syrup.
- Can I use a different type of citrus juice? Yes, you can use any type of citrus juice you prefer, such as lime or orange juice.
- Can I garnish the cocktail with something else? Yes, you can garnish the cocktail with a cinnamon sugar rim, apple slice, or cinnamon stick.
- Can I adjust the sweetness of the cocktail? Yes, you can adjust the sweetness of the cocktail by adding more or less honey or sweetener to the recipe.