eat & drink

backyard cider cocktail


20131020-175553.jpg You can’t go wrong with homemade apple cider, right?  Especially when you add …moonshine?  (Scary I know, trust us!)  Equally delicious if served hot or iced this cocktail is one for the books.



Apple Cider (we made our own, but you can buy it too!  Cider recipe below.)

Midnight Moon Apple Pie Moonshine

Spiced Rum

To Make:

Mix about 6 oz of cider with 1 oz of moonshine and 1 oz. of spiced rum.  Serve over ice or steaming hot with a little whipped cream!

Homemade Apple Cider:

6 c. fresh apple juice

3 cinnamon sticks

1 tsp. cloves

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. nutmeg

pinch of ginger

1/4 brown sugar


To Make:

Mix all ingredients in a pot on the stove and bring to a boil.  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.  Let cool and strain.  Store in refrigerator.


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