Caramel Vodka, Apple Cider and Cranberry Pear Cocktail

Tracey Wilkinson
Ingredients:
  • 1 (25 oz.) bottle dry sparkling wine (found this at Franklin Liquors)
  • 1 (32 oz.) bottle organic apple cider
  • 1/2 cup Cranberry Pear White Balsamic Vinegar
  • about 1/4 cup Caramel Vodka (again...you can find this at Franklin Liquors)
  • Anise Star (optional but I found these at The Tea and Spice Exchange in Mashpee)
  • Apple thinly sliced (and what is really cute is cutting out the core of the apple in a star form but this is optional too)
  • Thinly sliced orange or lemons for garnish
  • Cinnamon Sticks

 Instructions:

  • Combine sparkling wine and apple cider in a pitcher, then stir in 1/4 cup caramel vodka (add more to taste). Add Cranberry Pear Balsamic and mix. Pour into your favorite glass and garnish with thin apple slices, anise, cinnamon sticks, and fresh sprigs of rosemary. Serve immediately.
  • To make just one, pour almost equal parts of apple cider and sparkling wine, using a little more apple cider than sparkling wine. Add about an oz of Cranberry Pear Balsamic.  Add vodka to taste.

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Cranberry Pear Seltzer

Tracey Wilkinson

So Easy and Refreshing...no recipe necessary.  1

  • 1 Part  Cranberry Pear Aged Balsamic
  • 8 Parts Seltzer
  • Fresh Berries
  • Ice 

Mix to taste.

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Plum Fizz with Prosecco

Tracey Wilkinson
I need to try this at book club!
Ingredients:
  • 2 purple plums, roughly chopped (about 1½ cups)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp Cranberry Pear Aged Balsamic
  • ¼ tsp ground Nutmeg
  • ¼ Cinnamon Stick
  • ice
  • ½ cup soda water
  • Prosecco
  • 1 plum, thinly sliced in wedges
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, about 3” long
Directions:
  1. In a small saucepan, add in plums, sugar, water and spices and bring to a boil, gently crushing the plums with a wooden spoon.
  2. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 3-4 minutes and then remove from heat. Let sit for 15 minutes, then strain syrup through a fine mesh sieve, pressing down gently on plums.
  3. Save reserved plums for stirring into yogurt if desired and discard spices and rosemary. Refrigerate plum syrup for up to 10 days.
  4. Pour 1 oz plum syrup into 4 glasses filled with ice and top up with 1 oz soda water. Stir together then top up glasses with Prosecco, a small sprig of rosemary and plum slices.

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