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Chef Plum’s Election 2022 Cocktail: Apple Ginger Snap

Chef Plum's Apple Ginger Snap Cocktail RecipeVoting (and hosting a watch party as the returns come in) is as American as apple pie! To celebrate the 2022 Election Season, Chef Plum shares a favorite cocktail that evokes apple pie. Cinnamon-sugar sprinkled pie crust “cookies” would make a great nibble to go along with the drinks.

Chef Plum's Apple Ginger Snap Cocktail Recipe

Chef Plum's Election 2022 Cocktail: Apple Ginger Snap

Chef Plum
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cocktails


  • 4 oz good apple cider Preferably from your local farm (You could also use equal parts cider and bourbon, if you like, for a stronger drink)
  • 3 oz bourbon
  • 2 oz ginger simple syrup, (Steep fresh sliced ginger in equal parts water and sugar for 2 min)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 fresh apple sliced, for garnish


  • Add the first three ingredients to a cocktail shaker (or mason jar) with ice, and shake. Pour into two glasses and squeeze half a lemon over each glass. Serve on the rocks and garnish with apple slices.


Chef Plum is the host of Seasoned on Connecticut Public Radio and the digital series, Restaurant Road Trip. He is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America and has over 25 years of culinary experience. He has been a private chef and caterer for more than a decade.
Keyword Apples, Bourbon, Christmas, Fall, Holiday, Thanksgiving

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