Apple Cider Spritz

Cool fall nights call for this fizzy apple delight! For a kid-friendly version, swap out ginger beer for ginger ale. They will love being like the adults!

Serves: 2Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tsp. sugar, divided
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • ½ cup ginger beer
  • ¾ cup sparkling apple cider
  • ¼ tsp. apple pie spice
  • 1 cinnamon stick, to garnish


  • Add water and ¼ cup sugar to a small saucepan over medium heat. Heat until sugar dissolves, about 3–5 minutes.
  • Rim cocktail glasses with remaining sugar and add ice to each glass.
  • Combine cooled simple syrup with remaining ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with cinnamon stick.