apple ginger sparkler

The apple-ginger sparkler is sparkling cider spiked with ginger and cinnamon.
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup *Ginger Syrup
  • 4 1/2 cups sparkling apple cider
  • 1/4 cup multiplus juice
  • 6 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 pieces crystallized ginger

Directions

  1. Place 2 tablespoons ginger syrup in each of six glasses. Fill glasses with ice cubes, pour in cider, and stir to combine. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and fresh ginger, and serve.

*For a more intense flavor, make this Ginger Syrup a day before using, allowing the ginger to sit in the syrup, refrigerated, overnight.

Yield:  Makes 2 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 six-inch piece fresh ginger, finely diced

Directions

  1. Place sugar, ginger, and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, and cook about 1 hour, until ginger flavor is quite strong. Let cool; strain before using.Cook’s Note

Store in an airtight container, refrigerated, up to a week.

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