Pop! Cider

Pop! Cider
  • Yield:Serves 1
  • Active time:5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes
This recipe appears in:
Spiked Hot Cider: 5 Fun Variations to Make at Home

Bubbles and sparkle. [Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

Try serving this seasonal sparkling cocktail as guests walk into your home for this year's round of parties. A splash of apple cider makes this drink appropriate for fall, and herbal, honeyed Benedictine is a natural mate.

About the author: María del Mar Sacasa is a food stylist, recipe developer, and author of the food blog Cookin' and Shootin'. Her first book, Winter Cocktails is currently on sale.

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  • 2 ounce Bénédictine liqueur
  • 1 ounce apple cider, chilled
  • Prosecco, chilled
  • Fresh rosemary or thyme sprigs (optional)


  1. 1.

    Combine Benedictine and cider in a Champagne flute or coupe. Top with Prosecco. Garnish with rosemary or thyme, if desired.

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