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Apple Pie Moonshine Cocktail

This apple pie moonshine cocktail really resembles the flavors of apple pie. The cocktail is super smooth and ridiculously easy to drink.

Yield: serves 2, multiply as needed

Author Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

  • 4 oz apple pie moonshine*
  • 4 oz apple juice
  • 2 oz cinnamon simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • 1 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • apple slices, to garnish
  • cinnamon sticks, to garnish

Cinnamon Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine apple pie moonshine, apple juice, cinnamon simple syrup, and lemon juice.  Fill shaker 2/3 full of ice.  Stir for 10-15 seconds to chill drink.  Strain ice.  Serve cocktail with new ice.  Garnish with sliced apples and cinnamon sticks.

Cinnamon Simple Syrup:

  1. In a medium sauce pot, add water, sugar, and cinnamon sticks.  Set over medium heat and bring to a boil.  Remove from heat.  Cover pot and let mixture steep for 30 minutes.  Strain out cinnamon sticks.  Allow cinnamon simple syrup to cool to room temperature.  Transfer to an airtight container and store in the fridge until ready to use.  Keeps in the fridge for 2 weeks.