backyard cider cocktail

20131020-175553.jpgYou can’t go wrong with homemade apple cider, right?  Especially when you add …moonshine?  (Scary I know, trust us!)  Equally delicious if served hot or iced this cocktail is one for the books.

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Ingredients:

Apple Cider (we made our own, but you can buy it too!  Cider recipe below.)

Midnight Moon Apple Pie Moonshine

Spiced Rum

To Make:

Mix about 6 oz of cider with 1 oz of moonshine and 1 oz. of spiced rum.  Serve over ice or steaming hot with a little whipped cream!

Homemade Apple Cider:

6 c. fresh apple juice

3 cinnamon sticks

1 tsp. cloves

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. nutmeg

pinch of ginger

1/4 brown sugar

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To Make:

Mix all ingredients in a pot on the stove and bring to a boil.  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.  Let cool and strain.  Store in refrigerator.

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