Peppery Ginger Cider Recipe

María del Mar Sacasa

This warm cocktail is spiked with bourbon and ginger liqueur. Cracked black pepper underscores the ginger's subtle burn.

Recipe Facts

Active: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serves: 2 servings

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  • 8 ounces apple cider

  • 4 ounces bourbon

  • 3 ounces ginger liqueur, such as Domaine de Canton

  • Lemon juice to taste

  • 4 Luxardo cherries

  • Cracked black pepper


  1. Bring cider and bourbon to a simmer in small saucepan. Stir in ginger liqueur and add lemon juice to taste. Divide cherries between 2 heatproof glasses or mugs and pour in cider combination. Sprinkle with pepper and serve immediately.

Special Equipment

Small saucepan

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
376 Calories
0g Fat
42g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2
Amount per serving
Calories 376
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 49mg 246%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 184mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)