CWA Operations & Transitions Specialist, Ashley Russo, shares her favorite Autumn cocktail with a homemade spicy simple syrup. This recipe is a crowd pleaser with a small amount of work, perfect for get togethers, games and bonfires.
From: Ashley Russo
Prep Time: 10-20 Minutes
Marinating Time: Up to 8 Hours
1 apple-cut up
1 orange-cut up
1 ½ cup fresh cranberries
1 ½ cup Apple Cider
1 cup cranberry juice
1 cup Apple Brandy
2 Bottles of dry white wine
1 cup simple syrup
Simple Syrup Ingredients:
1 cup water
1 cup Sugar
2 Cinnamon sticks
1 small piece of fresh (unpeeled) ginger-chopped
Simple Syrup Directions:
In a small sauce pan bring water and sugar to a boil.
Add cinnamon sticks and ginger.
Remove from heat and let it cool down.
Remove the ginger and cinnamon sticks before using.
Mix all the ingredients in a 1 gallon pitcher.
Add simple syrup to taste.
You can drink it immediately, but it is best to refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.
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