pkin cocktail

Fresh apple cider and pumpkin butter—two of the tastiest things to enjoy during the fall season. Combine them in this extraordinary cocktail recipe that will have your friends guessing how you got that incredible pumpkin flavor into a glass… you don’t even have to tell them you used real pumpkin butter! Keep ‘em guessing how you made this irresistible spiced cocktail for a drink that’s both a trick and a treat.

Apple Pumpkin Bumpkin Cocktail

Makes one cocktail

Ingredients

2 ounces bourbon or whiskey
2 ounces apple cider (or make our homemade cider recipe)
1 tablespoon pumpkin butter (make our pumpkin butter recipe)
Pinch cinnamon, allspice, and ground ginger
Orange slice, apple slice and/or cinnamon stick, for garnish

Method

Combine all ingredients with ice in a shaker; shake well until mixed. Strain into a martini glass; garnish as desired.

Image: Kimberley Stakal