Sinister Cider Cocktail
Liven up your Halloween party with this sweet, simple-to-make martini.
- Yield: Makes 1 cocktail
Source: The Martha Stewart Show, October 2009
- Fine black sanding sugar
- 1 lady apple, chopped
- 1/2 lime, cut into wedges
- 1 ounce maple syrup
- 1 ounce apple cider
- 2 ounces vodka
- Club soda
- 1 thin crosswise slice lady apple, for garnish
Moisten the rim of a martini glass with water. Place sanding sugar in a saucer and dip rim of glass in sanding sugar to coat; set aside.
In a cocktail shaker, muddle together apple cubes and lime wedges. Add syrup, cider, and vodka; fill with ice. Cover and shake until well combined. Strain into prepared martini glass; top with club soda. Garnish with apple slice and serve.