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3 Autumn cocktails for apple lovers

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An apple + a cocktail a day should DEFINITELY keep the doctor away!

Take a look at these delicious fall cocktail recipes, all with a apple twist!

The “Poisoned” Candy Apple

Homemade Food Junkie

If “poison” means tasty liquor, count us in! This Halloween cocktail is pleasing to both the eyes and taste buds – a must have during the spooky season.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz of Sour Apple Pucker Schnapps
  • 2 oz Crown Royal Apple
  • 3/4 cup of cranberry juice
  • 1 oz grenadine
  • Edible Glitter (to give it that luxurious luster)

How to make:

First, pour a decent amount of ice into a cocktail shaker. Add ALL ingredients and shake for 20-30 seconds. Simple as that, your “Poisoned Candy Apple” drink is now ready to serve!

“Adult” Apple Cider

The Kitchen is My Playground

Crisp, refreshing, and warm – this cocktail is the perfect #fallvibe

Ingredients (Serves 2):

  • 3 oz of apple cider OR apple juice
  • 1/2 tbsp of honey
  • 1/2 tbsp of hot water
  • 3/4 oz of Cinnamon Schnapps
  • 3 oz. champagne/sparkling wine
  • Sugar + Cinnamon for rim of class
  • Apple slice for garnish

How to make:

  1. Start off by combining the honey and hot water. Wait until the honey dissolves, and let the mixture cool.
  2. Prepare you cinnamon+sugar rim by blending them together in a shallow dish. Wet the rims of the glasses with water and dip them into the cinnamon/sugar mixture. Set the glasses aside.
  3. Pour the apple cider, cinnamon schnapps, and honey into a ice filled cocktail shaker.
  4. SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE!
  5. Strain the liquid into the glasses (equal parts)
  6. Top the cocktail off with champagne/or wine and stir gently.
  7. Garnish the glasses with a apple slice to give this cocktail a little extra #fallvibes

Apple Cider Sangria

Simply Whisked

Sangria is the perfect cocktail for every season! Considering making this flavorful fall sangria for your next “girls” night or family gathering.

Ingredients (for 8 servings):

  • 2 apples (chopped and cored)
  • 1 lime
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 bottle of riesling/pinot grigio
  • 2 1/2 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup club soda or ginger ale

How to make:

  1. Place the fruit, cinnamon sticks, white wine, brandy and sugar in a big pitcher.
  2. Stir well!
  3. Leave the pitcher in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours to chill.
  4. Add in the club soda/ginger ale right before serving

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Starbucks “Fall” drinks to order from the secret menu

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If you’re a Starbucks fanatic, you know the famous coffee shop has a “secret” menu.

Gifer

Mix up your normal Bucks order with some of these awesome fall coffee beverages from the secret menu!

1.) Pumpkin Spice Cocoa Chai

Bigger Bolder Baking

What to ask for..

1.) Chai tea latte (hot or iced)

2.) One more pump of chai

3.) Pumpkin spice syrup (tall = one pump, grande = 2 pumps, venti = 3 pumps)

4.) Mocha Syrup (same rule as pumpkin spice syrup)

5.) Top with whipped cream!

2.) Caramel Snickerdoodle Macchiato

Starbucks Secret Menu

What to ask for..

1.) Iced caramel soy macchiato (upside down)

2.) 1-2 pumps vanilla syrup

3.) 1-2 pumps cinnamon dolce syrup

3.) Hot Apple Chai

Starbucks Secret Menu

What to ask for..

1.) Chai syrup (venti=5 pumps, grande=4 pumps, tall=3 pumps)

2.)Steamed apple juice

3.) Top with whipped cream & caramel drizzle

4.) Nutella Frappuccino

The Odyssey

What to ask for…

1.) Coffee frappuccino

2.) Mocha syrup

3.)Hazelnut syrup

4.) Top with whipped cream

5.)Pumpkin Cheesecake Frappuccino

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What to ask for..

1.) classic cream-based Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino

2.) Pump of cinnamon dolce syrup.

3.) Top with whipped cream and graham cracker crumbs

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5 Autumn coffee recipes for a delicious season

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Throwing on a flannel and cozying up with a warm cup of coffee may or may not be the definition of pure happiness.

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Greet Autumn with open arms and check out these tasty Fall coffee recipes!

1.) Pumpkin + Cinnamon Blend

CoffeeCow

Pumpkin and cinnamon are the perfect combination! Combine a Wolfgang Puck Oktober Spice Coffee Pod with Weldon’s Cinnamon Coffee Flavoring and you will have yourself one sweet cup of coffee. If you are REALLY feeling like having yourself a treat, top the coffee off with whipped cream and festive sprinkles.

2.) Salted Caramel Latte

Virtually Homemade

If you’re not drooling, we are for you! This caramel cup of goodness is the PERFECT treat for any fall day.

Ingredients:
1 tbsp caramel sauce
8 ounces coffee
4 ounces of milk (your choice)
1 tsp vanilla

**If you like “salted” caramel rim your glass with salt

**For extra sweetness, top with whipped cream.

Instructions:
1. Drizzle 1 tbsp of caramel sauce inside the coffee mug.

2. Fill a jar (that comes with a lid) half way with milk and shake until foamy. Remove the lid and microwave for 30 seconds.

3. Pour the coffee into the mug, and stir in the vanilla .Top with the steamed milk and whipped cream if interested. You may also add a extra drizzle of caramel sauce.

3.) “Starbucks” Pumpkin Frappuccino

Virtually Homemade

Be your own barista and create this yummy pumpkin treat!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup coffee
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Whipped Cream

Instructions:

*To make the simple syrup combine 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water into a medium sauce pain. When the sugar is completely dissolved, transfer the liquid into a container and store in the refrigerator.

  1. Put the first five ingredient into a blender and mix.
  2. Add ice and continue mixing until the texture of the frappuccino is smooth. Top with whipped and/or sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice for garnish.

4.) Caramel and Chocolate Latte

Life Through Preppy Glasses

If you have a Nespresso machine, this is a perfect way to add a little fall zest to your daily cup of coffee.

Ingredients:

  • 1 capsule of Nespresso Caramelizio blend
  • 2oz milk (your choice)
  • 1 tsp. sweet ground chocolate and/or cocoa
  • 1 tsp. chocolate syrup

Instructions:

  1. Combine the milk and chocolate in a small saucepan and heat up over a flame.
  2. Put the ground chocolate/cocoa into a mug along with the syrup.
  3. Brew the Caramelizio coffee blend and pour into the coated mug.
  4. Stir and enjoy the sweet treat.

5.) Creamy Vanilla Chai-Tea Latte

Show Me The Yummy

This picture looks so good you could eat it! A recipe packed with flavor, this chai-tea latte is definitely a fall favorite.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry milk powder
  • 1 cup powdered creamer (dairy or non-dairy)
  • 1 cup  French Vanilla powdered creamer
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened instant tea
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6 oz milk
  • Pinch of cinnamon for topping 

Instructions:

  • Put all ingredients (except milk) into a blender.
  • In a mug, mix 2 tablespoons of the dry blended with 6 oz of hot milk/water.
  • STIR, STIR, STIR!
  • Top with cinnamon and you have yourself a delectable latte!

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3 Perfect Fall Cocktails: Pumpkin Editon

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Debatably the coziest time of year, fall is right around the corner. With every new season comes a new list of cocktails to make (Well…at least here at Miss Domesticated).

Gifer

Get your shaker ready because these pumpkin themed cocktails will be your favorite Fall additions!

1.) Pumpkin Princess

The Spruce Eats

Think along the lines of a Cosmopolitan with a autumn flare – a perfect cocktail for any “princess”.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce of simple syrup
  • Sprinkle of pumpkin spice
  • 5 fresh cranberries
  • 1 egg white
  • Set aside 3 fresh cranberries for garnish

How to Make:

1.) Place the cranberries, lemon juice, simple syrup and pumpkin spice in a cocktail shaker WITHOUT ICE. Make sure all ingredients are muddled well.

2.) Add the vanilla vodka and egg white. Shake well!

3.) Now it is time to put ice into to cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass for the perfect drink.

4.) Place three cranberries on top of the “Pumpkin Princess” and you are all set.

2.) Pumpkin “Old Fashioned”

The Spruce Eats

A classic cocktail with a pumpkin twist you won’t want to skip!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 ounces of bourbon whiskey 
  • 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier 
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 1 ounce​ maple syrup
  • Dash aromatic bitters
  • Garnish with an orange peel and sprig of rosemary

How to Make:

1.) First scoop some ice into a cocktail shaker. Add the bourbon, Grand Marnier, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, and bitters. Get to shaking for about 30-40 seconds!

2.) Double strain the mixture and pour into a Old-fashion glass filled with ice.

3.) Garnish with an orange peel and or sprig of rosemary and you are good to go!

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3.) Pumpkintini

BRIT + CO

Pumpkin spice latte + martini?! I can hear the Starbucks lovers screaming from here! (21+ of course)

Ingredients:

  • 2 shots of vanilla/whipped cream vodka
  • 1 shot of Kahlúa
  • 2-3 tablespoons of pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup of regular/almond milk
  • Pinch of pumpkin pie spice
  • Crushed graham crackers 
  • Honey to rim the glass

How to Make:

1.) Prep the martini glass first. Rim the glass with honey and stick on the crushed graham cracker pieces. Delicious already and we haven’t even gotten to the good part!

2.)In a cocktail shaker, combine pumpkin puree and milk in a cocktail shaker and shake until the consistency is “frothy”.

3.) Next, you are ready to pour in the good stuff! (vodka and Kahlua). This time, add ice to the shaker before shaking.

4.) Strain into a martini glass, sprinkle with pumpkin spice, and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

5.) Serve and enjoy!

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