Pumpkin spice may be fall’s hottest flavor, but personally, I am all about apple. Apple cider, apple pie, apple doughnuts … I love it all. There is something about the smell of fresh or baked apples that is even more comforting to me than anything pumpkin-like.
It’s also fun to mix apples with other seasonal flavors like caramel, cinnamon or fresh rosemary — even in adult beverages. From sangria to caramel apple mimosas to hard cider, apple-flavored drinks are a must-have at any adult autumnal gathering.
And now there’s a new cocktail recipe to try out featuring apples, rosemary, orange and lime flavors. It may finally be time for pumpkin spice to take a seat!
The recipe for this Apple Rosemary Fizz cocktail was created by Cointreau, a brand of crystal-clear orange liqueur. Along with Cointreau or another orange liqueur, you’ll also need fresh lime juice, apple slices, fresh rosemary leaves and club soda.
The apples and rosemary are muddled together and then the liquid ingredients are mixed in. You can also add a sprig of rosemary and a slice of apple to garnish the drink!
Here’s the full recipe:
Apple Rosemary Fizz
2 oz Cointreau (or another orange liqueur)
1 oz fresh lime juice
3 slices tart apple
7 leaves fresh rosemary
3 oz club soda
Muddle the apple and rosemary in the bottom of a glass. Add Cointreau and lime juice with ice and top with club soda. Stir briefly. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a slice of apple.
If vodka is more your thing, you might want to try your hand at making this homemade apple pie vodka.
All you need for the recipe is Everclear, some apples, cinnamon, filtered water and simple syrup. You will need two days for it to infuse, but then it’s cocktail time!
Will you be trying Cointreau’s Apple Rosemary Fizz this fall?