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Spiked Apple Cider

Spiked Apple Cider is the perfect fall cocktail! With just 3 ingredients, you can serve up a delicious drink for every occasion from football parties to holidays with your family. 

Apple Cider Cocktail with black rum and apple slice garnish

Spiked Apple Cider

Spiked Apple Cider is one of the most simple cocktails to make at the spur of the moment. No fancy preparations and it’s easy to make one or two or a big batch for a crowd. 

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My Easy Fall Party Punch has been so popular for the holidays that I thought it was time to make a few more fall cocktails and this spiked cider is just the ticket!


Spiked Apple Cider in old fashioned glasses

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If you just want the recipe, scroll on down the the very bottom and you will find the printable recipe card. Otherwise read on for my best cocktail tips and tricks and a few other drinks you might enjoy for fall. 

2 glasses of spiked apple cider with a fresh apple and small bowl of vanilla sugar

How to Make Spiked Apple Cider:

  1. Fill an old fashioned glass about 3/4 full of ice. 
  2. Add black spiced rum, apple cider and top with ginger ale. Mix well. 
  3. Garnish with a fresh apple slice and serve. 

Spiked Apple Cider makes a great holiday cocktail for Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving dinners. It’s also easy to keep the ingredients on hand for last minute guests. 

Fall cocktails with apple cider and rum

I always try to have a special drink or party punch for all of our family get togethers and holidays. I like to mix up a big batch and everyone can help themselves. I always make something special for the kids and anyone who isn’t up for a cocktail. 

Party drinks can be super simple and a great addition to your holiday meal or party menu. Many of my cocktails and party punch recipes only have three ingredients! Now that’s easy.

Apple cider and black spiced rum cocktails

More Fall Cocktails to Try:

Hot Buttered Rum is a classic for fall and winter holidays and celebrations. A warm and delicious drink made with apple cider and black spiced rum. 

Pumpkin Spice White Russian  is beyond delicious, if you’ve never had a white Russian, this is the one to try! It’s made with vodka and Kahlua and cream!

Apple Cider Gin Cocktail is super simple and refreshing. Made with apple cider, honey syrup and Gin, perfect for fall gatherings.

Apple Cider Shandy is perfect for game day parties and tailgating. It’s a mixture of apple cider and beer! Not too strong and just perfect with pizza or chili!

Warm Apple Pie Cocktails are one of my favorites. This one is served warm or at room temperature with lots of fall spices and a little kick from the rum!

Pomegranate Sidecar Cocktail has just 4 ingredients and makes a gorgeous holiday drink for all of your parties and get togethers!

Salted Caramel Mudslide is a great dessert cocktail and totally irresistible! It’s made with Irish Cream and coffee liqueur. 

This Backyard Sweet Tea is a favorite for game day and the fall holidays. It’s super simple to make by the glass or in a large batch.



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Spiked Apple Cider garnished with fresh apple slices
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Spiked Apple Cider

Spiked Apple Cider is the perfect fall cocktail! With just 3 ingredients, you can serve up a delicious drink for every occasion from football parties to holidays with your family. 
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy party drinks, fall cocktails, rum cocktails
Servings: 2 cocktails
Calories: 167kcal
Author: Milisa


  • 3 ounces Black Spiced Rum
  • 3 ounces apple cider
  • 4 ounces ginger ale
  • crushed ice
  • fresh apple slices for garnish - optional


  • Fill glasses about half way with ice.
  • Add 1 1/2 ounces black spiced rum, 1 1/2 ounces apple cider, and top with ginger ale.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Garnish with apple slices if desired.


Double as needed for a large batch.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Sodium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g

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