Caramel Apple Martini

My all time favorite fall cocktail is a caramel apple martini. Now, I try to stay away from them (for the most part) since they are loaded with sugar and fake apple junk. Last weekend I actually had one while out with friends and though delicious, I was NOT feeling good the next day from it.

This year I decided to make my own! Yes, yes, yes I did.  Why did this not happen sooner is the real question.

I’ve been really into putting my all-purpose caramel on all the things lately.

So, some fresh apple goodness, a little vodka because hey, it’s almost the weekend, and some homemade CLEAN caramel? Count me in.

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Delicious fall flavor in every sip.

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I love after a few minutes of sitting that the caramel becomes even more immersed into the cocktail. I swirl it around and boom, even more caramel flavor!

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Caramel Apple Martini

Ingredients

  • 1- 1 1/2 cup fresh local apple cider
  • 1 organic apple, pureed
  • 2-3 shots gluten-free vodka
  • 1 tablespoon homemade caramel sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2-1 cup ice

Garnish

Directions

  • Place ice water into martini glasses and set aside
  • Peel and core apple, then transfer to your high-speed blender and puree
  • In a shaker, add ice, apple puree, apple cider, vodka, caramel, and cinnamon
  • Shake well
  • Pour out ice water and drizzle cold glasses with additional caramel
  • Pour in cocktail, garnish and serve
  • Recipe Notes

  • 1. Before serving, taste and adjust as desired (more cider, more vodka, more caramel, etc.)
  • 2. I like Tito's vodka
  • 3. Idea: Apple infused vodka would make this even more wonderful
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