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Drinks Recipes

Apple Pie Refresher

Our spiked apple cider punch is extra festive served with a sugared rim and spice garnish.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

15 min.

Total Time:

2 hrs., 15 min.


  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 2 cinnamon sticks + additional
  • ½ tsp. whole cloves
  • 3 (2″-long) strips lemon zest
  • ½ cup bourbon
  • Light corn syrup
  • Coarse white decorating sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 apple, cored, thinly sliced
  • Star anise pod


  • In pot, combine apple cider, 2 cinnamon sticks, cloves and lemon zest; over medium heat, bring to simmer. Remove from heat. Cover and let steep 5 min. Strain cider mixture into heatproof container; cool. Stir in bourbon. Cover and chill, about 2 hrs.
  • Working with one at a time, brush rims of 4 glasses with corn syrup; dip into decorating sugar. Invert glasses; reserve.
  • When ready to serve, fill glasses with ice. Divide cider mixture among glasses; garnish with apple slices, cinnamon stick and star anise.

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