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Fresh apple cider makes these Apple Pie Floats the ultimate autumn treat.

Fresh apple cider makes these Apple Pie Floats the ultimate autumn treat from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

You really can’t get any easier than these floats. And once you taste one, you’ll wonder how it can even be legal! It’s that good.

This batch makes 2 servings, but feel free to double or triple this for company. You can also prepare the cider in advance and keep it in the fridge to serve at your autumn parties.

In a saucepan, combine 2 cups of fresh apple cider, 1/4 cup orange juice, a cinnamon stick and 2 whole cloves. Bring the cider to a gentler simmer over medium heat. Turn the temperature all the way down to low, and let it get happy for about 10-15 minutes. Remove it from the heat and let it cool a little while. You don’t want you ice cream to instantly melt.  Discard the cinnamon stick and cloves.

Fresh apple cider makes these Apple Pie Floats the ultimate autumn treat from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

To serve, scoop some vanilla ice cream and pour the cooled cider over the top.

Fresh apple cider makes these Apple Pie Floats the ultimate autumn treat from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

That’s it! You’re going to thank me for this one, I’m telling you!

Fresh apple cider makes these Apple Pie Floats the ultimate autumn treat from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

 

P.S. Add a splash of bourbon, and you’ll have yourself a pretty snazzy adult beverage too….

Yield: 2

Apple Pie Float

Fresh apple cider makes these Apple Pie Floats the ultimate autumn treat from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Fresh apple cider makes these Apple Pie Floats the ultimate autumn treat.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 c fresh apple cider
  • 1/4 c orange juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves
  • vanilla ice cream

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, combine the fresh apple cider, orange juice, cinnamon stick and cloves.
  2. Bring the cider to a gentler simmer over medium heat.
  3. Turn the temperature all the way down to low, and let it get happy for about 10-15 minutes.
  4. Remove it from the heat and let it cool a little while. You don't want you ice cream to instantly melt.
  5. Discard the cinnamon stick and cloves.
  6. Scoop some vanilla ice cream into a serving glass, and pour the cider mixture over the top.
  7. Enjoy, and you're welcome! :)

Notes

This batch makes 2 servings, but feel free to double or triple this for company. You can also prepare the cider in advance and keep it in the fridge to serve at your autumn parties.


For a pretty awesome adult beverage, add a splash of bourbon to your glass when you make your float.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 271Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 60mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 4gSugar: 41gProtein: 3g

This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

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