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This apple cinnamon gin fizz is the perfect gin drink for fall. These autumn cocktails are made with homemade apple cinnamon syrup, mixed with a splash up of gin and topped off with some bubbly soda. Cheers!

Apple Cinnamon Gin Fizz
Please note this post was originally published in 2018. I’ve since redone the post but the recipe remains the same.

Guys, the weather around here has been miserable. We had ONE day of sunshine last week, and it was glorious! The kids and I spent the whole day outside! Fall is usually my absolute favourite time of the year, but when I think of fall I think of crisp sunny days, crunchy leaves and walks to school. Unfortunately, Mother Nature has a weird sense of humor and decided that she was going to transition straight from summer to winter this year 😐

It’s been nothing but rain, snow and overcast days lately. Snow. SNOW! I don’t know if you saw my Insta stories yesterday but we got hit with 20cm of snow!! 20CM!!! What. The. Heck.

Regardless of the weather outside, I’m still going to get excited about fall through my participation in a fall blog hop! I’ve been lucky enough to participate in the Christmas, spring and summer blog hops hosted by Kendra from Joy In Our Home this past year and now we’re celebrating all things fall! You may have even come to this post after salivating over the apple crumb cake by Countryside Cravings. Be sure to check out all of the other fun posts linked on this page after my recipe for this apple cinnamon gin fizz!

apple cinnamon gin fizz
Apple Cinnamon Gin Fizz

So after all of my complaining about the weather, the obvious solution is to drown my sorrows in one (or two) of these apple cinnamon gin fizz cocktails!! They couldn’t be easier to make, and they literally SCREAM fall when you take a sip.

What is a gin fizz?

A classic gin fizz is simply gin mixed with either sweet or sour flavors (in this case, sweet) and topped off with some bubbly soda water!

In this drink, a simple apple cinnamon syrup comes together to combine with the gin. I make the syrup beforehand to create enough for 4-6 drinks, or 2 drinks to go with pancakes drizzled in apple cinnamon syrup πŸ˜‰

The sliced apples in the drink are optional, but they look good and they make for a tasty little snack when you finish your cocktail! I also like to rim the glasses with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar to fancy things up a bit.

If you’re not a fan of gin, we’ve tried these drinks with vodka too and they were terrific.

I suggest you make yourself one of these fall cocktails while perusing the rest of the blog hop posts. Next up, pumpkin pie cheesecake by Chocolate with Grace!

Apple Cinnamon Gin Fizz

A few of my other favorite cocktails:

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apple cinnamon gin fizz

Apple Cinnamon Gin Fizz


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  • Author: Katherine
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x

Description

This apple cinnamon gin fizz is the perfect gin drink for fall. These autumn cocktails are made with homemade apple cinnamon syrup, mixed with a splash up of gin and topped off with some bubbly soda. Cheers!


Ingredients

Scale

Apple Cinnamon Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 apple (any kind), sliced

Cocktail

  • 2 oz apple cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 oz gin
  • 3 oz soda water
  • ice, to fill

Instructions

  1. For the syrup: Stir the water, sugar and cinnamon together in a medium saucepan. Add the apple slices and place the saucepan on the stove over medium-high heat. Once the mixture starts bubbling, turn the stove to low and simmer with the lid on for 5-10 minutes. Remove the apple slices and pour the syrup into a jar to cool before using in your cocktails.
  2. In a cocktail glass, add the syrup and gin. Fill the glass 3/4 of the way full with ice, then top with soda water. Use a spoon to swirl everything together. Serve immediately.

Notes

  1. I like to rim my cocktail glasses with a cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  2. The syrup makes enough for 4-6 drinks; it will store for up to 1 week in the refrigerator.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Be sure to visit all of the other fall blog hop posts!!

Mantles on Monday

Joy In Our Home | County Road 407 | Poofing the Pillows |

Follow The Yellow Brick Home | citygirlmeetsfarmboy

Tablescapes on Tuesday

The Latina Next Door | My Creative Days | Elizabeth Joan Designs |

The Crowned Goat | Farmhouse Flare Designs

Recipes on WednesdayCherished Bliss | Countryside Cravings | Love In My Oven |

Chocolate with Grace | Making It In The Mountains

Vignettes on Thursday anderson + grant | DIY Beautify | Timeless Creations |

The Painted Hinge | Rain & Pine

Front Porches on FridayLantern Lane Designs | Little Brags | Chatfield Court

Camelot Art Creations | R and R at Home

Apple Cinnamon Gin Fizz

About Katherine

Heeey! Thank you for stopping by! I like 30-minute dinners and giant peanut butter cups made with only 3 ingredients. I LOVE food! If you do too, you're in the right place.

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66 Comments

  1. Hi Katherine! This would make the perfect cocktail for those warm fall afternoons here in Nor Cal when I want a fall flavored drink but it’s too warm for hot beverages. So happy to be hopping with you this week!

    1. Yes!! That’s exactly what I was going for, Michelle. Unfortunately I’ll be drinking it even though it’s freezing outside here already!! Cheers!

  2. These are fabulous cocktails! And you made them look so pretty. Wow. that’s a lot of snow. Two days ago it was 92 degrees, yesterday only 62, it’s hot again today. what can you do.

    1. Wow, I would trade you for those temperatures in a heartbeat! I am living in Canada but my heart is somewhere much warmer πŸ˜‰ Thank you for the kind words!

  3. I’m sorry your weather is so bad…why can’t it just be fall?? This cocktail looks so refreshing with the crisp apple — I could use 1 or 2 tonight! πŸ™‚

    1. Why not, indeed!? I really do love fall when it’s actually fall! Thanks Marcie. You definitely deserve 2 of these!

    1. Thank you Catherine!! I really enjoyed photographing these ones πŸ™‚ Hope you’re well!

  4. Such a pretty fall drink!! Homemade apple cinnamon syrup takes it to the next level, can’t wait to make this Kathy:)

    1. The homemade syrup is seriously so good! I could drink it by itself! Thank you Maria πŸ™‚