Cocktail For The Weekend: Chambord Cider

October 14, 2011

This twist on traditional cider is luscious yet light, with a combination of refreshing fruit flavours and warming spices. Garnish with a floating star anise.

Serves 3


200ml cloudy apple juice

90ml cranberry juice

30ml Chambord®

30ml Appleton VX rum

1 cinnamon quill

3 cloves

1 star anise

1 teaspoon of orange zest


1. Simmer the cloudy apple juice, cranberry juice, cinnamon quill, star anise and cloves for 15 minutes.

2. Add alcohol and simmer for another 5 minutes. Reduce by 1/3, strain and serve.

3. Serve in a 60ml Bodum double-walled vessel. Garnish with a floating whole star anise.

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