apple pie cordial

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin
from Bridgewater, NJ

Now I always have apple pie in my frig. ;-) This cordial is so easy to make and it really does taste like apple pie. I made a few batches around the holidays. I put it in pretty bottles and gave it as hostess gifts. Everyone loves it.

Ingredients For apple pie cordial

  • 4
    granny smith apples, cored and sliced
  • 4
    cinnamon sticks
  • 800
    mls of your favorite vodka (inexpensive is fine)
  • simple syrup
  • SIMPLE SYRUP
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    water
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How To Make apple pie cordial

  • 1
    Place apples and cinnamon in a large glass container that has a tight fitting lid.
  • 2
    Add vodka to apples and cinnamon.
  • 3
    Make the simple syrup. I combine the water and sugar in a 2 cup pyrex measuring cup and microwave it until the sugar is disolved.
  • 4
    Let the simple syrup cool and then add to vodka.
  • 5
    Shake well.
  • 6
    Let mixture sit for approximately 4 days. Shake the mixture twice daily.
  • 7
    Remove the apples and cinnamon sticks.
  • 8
    The cordial needs to be strained to remove all the residue. Coffee maker filters work well. Strain through coffee filters until the cordial is nice and clear.
  • 9
    NOTE: Be sure to dampen coffee filters first. Place them in a strainer and pour liquid through the filter a little at a time. This is a time consuming process. You may have to strain it 3-4 times. I've actually opened up the filters and lined a small collender with them and then poured the liquid through.
  • 10
    You can store the cordial in an empty vodka bottle or put it in little bottles to give as gifts. Keep in frig.

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