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Skinny Cinnamon Appletini

H3's Skinny Cinnamon Appletini is the perfect low-calorie drink to treat yourself but still hold True* to your new, healthy lifestyle.

by Anthony Triceri

It’s the holiday season, you’re eating mindfully and sticking to your exercise regimen but you’re in the mood to unwind with a nice, light cocktail with a touch of spice. The H3 Healthy Kitchen Skinny Cinnamon Appletini is the perfect low-calorie drink to treat yourself but still hold True* to your new, healthy lifestyle.

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Ingredients:

1.5 ounce Apple Soaked Vodka (see: Bartender’s Note)

½ tablespoon Calvados (apple brandy)

½ teaspoon Brown Sugar Simple Syrup

1.5 ounce Apple Cider

(Bartender’s Note: To make the apple soaked vodka, dice 3 large apples and soak in vodka overnight)  

Simple Syrup:

¼ cup Brown Sugar

½ cup  Water

1 each Vanilla Bean

1 each Cinnamon Stick

Method:

    • To make the simple syrup: Combine brown sugar, water, vanilla bean, and cinnamon stick in a small sauce pot.
    • Heat sauce pot at a medium temperature, slowly bring to a simmer, and cook until sugar dissolves for about 5-7 minutes
    • Allow syrup to cool then strain
    • To assemble the cocktail: Combine vodka, calvados, simple syrup, and cider in a glass shaker filled with ice.
    • Shake vigorously!
    • Strain and serve in a chilled martini glass.
    • Garnish with a sliced apple skewered cinnamon stick.

Servings: 1

Calories: 140

Fat: 0 grams

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Enjoy!