Shaken and Stirred: The Big Apple
Gift idea: Senior home editor Rebecca Robertson thinks this delicious cocktail makes a festive gift. Make a recipe card and attach it with ribbon to a box containing the cocktail ingredients.
- 1 lady apple, cut in half lengthwise, or 2 slices of a larger apple
- 3 ounces whiskey
- 1 ounce dry vermouth
- 2 dashes bitters
- 1 cup sparkling apple cider
Fill a large cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add apple cider, whiskey, vermouth, and bitters. Shake. Strain into two glasses. Garnish each with an apple half or slice.