The Apple-rol Spritz is a crisp autumn-inspired cocktail that combines Aperol, prosecco, hard cider, and sparkling water making it a must-try for anyone looking to savor the flavors of the season!Jump to Recipe
Fall is here, and I’m all about embracing the cozy vibes and warm flavors that come with it! It’s the perfect time to transition from those light and fruity summer drinks to something a bit more autumnal. That’s where the Apple-rol Spritz comes in. The Aperol spritz gets a fall makeover with this autumn riff that captures the essence of fall flavors in a glass. With a cinnamon and caramel rim, a blend of some of my favorite ingredients like hard cider, Aperol, and prosecco, this cocktail is sure to become your go-to for chilly evenings. I used LaCroix sparkling water to top it off for some extra fizz, but any sparkling water works here. Cheers!
The Apple-rol Spritz is so easy to make and comes together in just 5 minutes! Start by creating the caramel-cinnamon rim. Use two shallow dishes, one for caramel and the other for the cinnamon sugar. First, dip the rim of the glass in caramel, then coat it evenly with cinnamon sugar. Next, add ice cubes to the glass. Add Aperol, Prosecco, and hard cider to the glass and top it off with a splash of sparkling water. Give it a stir. Finally, garnish with a thin apple slice and a cinnamon stick for a hint of apple and spice in your sips!
Prosecco, an Italian sparkling wine, brings effervescence and a touch of sophistication to various cocktails, including the Apple-rol Spritz. Prosecco earns its reputation for affordability and approachability, setting it apart from its French counterpart, champagne. Drink enthusiasts celebrate its fruitier and lighter profile, making it an excellent choice for crafting refreshing mixed drinks.
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