Looking for a delicious recipe to make for Dry January and beyond? Try this Cinnamon Apple Cider Mocktail with just 6 simple ingredients.
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Is this recipe healthy?
This recipe is low in sugar and contains no alcohol. Many mocktails call for simple syrup, but for this recipe we are using a small amount of maple syrup instead.
If you want to make this recipe into a cocktail, feel free to add over 1 ounce of spirit of your choice.
Is sparkling water healthy?
Sparking water is a great addition to cocktails because it adds carbonation without calories, added sugars, or artificial sweeteners. In fact, most cocktail recipes calling for tonic water or soda can be swapped for sparkling water.
For this recipe, we’re using Richard’s Rainwater sparkling water with crisp flavor and light bubbles. Richard’s is unique because the water is caught clean before it hits the ground and contains no added chemicals like you might find in other bottled waters. This cozy mocktail is lightly sweetened with a touch of maple syrup and apple cider, making it perfect to enjoy throughout the colder months.
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Cinnamon Apple Cider Mocktail
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup ice
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup
- 1/4 cup no sugar added apple cider
- 1/2 cup sparking water
- Optional: Combine sugar and cinnamon on a small plate. Dip the rim of the cocktail glass in a bit of apple cider, then coat in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
- To the same glass, add ice. Then, pour over maple syrup, apple cider, and Richard's Rainwater Sparking Water and stir together.
- Garnish with cinnamon stick and apple slice if desired.