Cider 75

Cider 75

Recipe Rating: 3.68075
Serves 1

In this clever take on a French 75 (a classic cocktail made with gin and Champagne), hard cider lends a kiss of apple to a fizzy mix of honey, lemon juice and dry sparkling wine. This light, refreshing elixir is the perfect accompaniment to aged cheeses, charcuterie and other holiday appetizers.

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup dry hard apple cider
  • 1/4 cup dry sparkling wine
  • 1 strip lemon zest

Combine lemon juice and honey in a champagne flute or white wine glass. Using a long, thin bar spoon or a chopstick, stir until honey has mostly dissolved. Add hard apple cider and stir once or twice, and then top off with sparkling wine. Garnish with lemon zest and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 80 calories (0 from fat), 8g carbohydrates.
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