Log Cabin Cocktail

When my friend said she was going to start her Thanksgiving festivities by offering her guests this drink, I jumped on board. It’s on the sweeter side so I suggest making one beforehand, like I did, to adjust with the sparkling cider vs. club soda. If you like it on sweet, use more cider, if you like it dryer, use the club soda.

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One of these cocktails and your party will be rockin! Everything pretty much goes in the shaker and right into the glass!

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Log Cabin Cocktail

Ingredients:

2 ounces maple liqueur or maple cider

1 ounce apple brandy, such as Calvados

1/4 to 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice

Ice

1 ounce sparkling apple cider

splash of club soda

Directions:

Combine the maple liqueur, apple brandy, and 1/4 ounce of the lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Taste and add more lemon juice as needed.

Pour everything, including the ice, into an 8-ounce rocks glass, top with the sparkling cider and a splash of soda water if you want it less sweet, and gently stir to combine.

Enjoy responsibly.

*Recipe makes one drink.

{Recipe adapted from Chow.com}

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