Appletinis Recipe

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • For Cocktail:
  • 1/2 green apple such as granny smith, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 1/2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce cinnamon simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • Ice
  • For Cinnamon Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  1. Make Cinnamon Simple Syrup: Place water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir frequently. When sugar has dissolved, add cinnamon stick and ground cinnamon. Bring to a boil, stirring, then reduce heat to a low simmer and let cook for five minutes.

  2. To Make Cocktail: Put apple, lemon juice, vodka, and simple syrup in a food processor and pulse until smoothly puréed, about twenty pulses. Pour apple mixture into a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice. Shake for ten seconds. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a thin slice of apple, if desired.

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