Yes, I know it’s a MONDAY and I usually share a cocktail recipe on FRIDAY, but it’s summer. And in summer one has the risk of losing track of days, losing track of time, losing track of her children. (OK that only happened once). In summer, we have the freedom to mix it up a little…to go wild and do things out of order (like have pancakes for dinner).
So here we are, on a Monday, and I have another fabulous cocktail recipe from my friends over at G-Free Foodie.
Recipe card updated 3/14/22.Jump to Recipe
Now this cocktail is known as The Real Deal Appletini. It’s got spiced rum, good quality apple juice and cinnamon infused simple syrup. KC firmly believes that a real apple martini shouldn’t be florescent green, and I have to agree. I think it tastes just like apple pie. And with all the Independence Day celebrations coming fast upon us, you can’t get much more American than apple pie, right? Cheers!
If you loved this apple martini as much as I did, here are some more drink recipes that are sure to leave you wanting more:
- Violet Champagne Cocktail – The Elizabeth Taylor
- Paloma Picante Cocktail
- Delicious Blood Orange Cocktail with Raspberry
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Real Deal Apple Martini
- Cocktail Shaker
- Place the sugar water and cinnamon stick in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5-8 minutes, depending on how strong you want the cinnamon flavor to be. Remove from heat and cool completely. May be stored for up to 1 month in a glass jar in the refrigerator.
- Make the cocktail. Place the apple juice, rum and cinnamon infused simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain drink into a martini glass. Serve immediately, garnished with a cinnamon stick or apple slice, if desired.
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