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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