Harvest Hoe (Apple Butter Martini)
A crisp and delicious Apple Butter Martini. The Harvest Hoe is the Hoochie with a smoochie.
Attractive, and definitely easy- just like our Apple Butter Cocktail.
Fresh from the farm, this Apple-Butter Martini gives you the festive taste of Fall, and the zest of apple, ginger, and cinnamon.
Savor the Fall Season and pour a little Autumn into your Martini glass.
What is in a jar of Apple Butter?
Apple butter is concentrated applesauce. Milled, pureed, or finely chopped and then cooked for a longer period.
The sugars in the apples caramelize, giving the apple butter its rich, sweet flavor and dark color.
It’s flavors feature cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, nutmeg and other seasonal warm spices. Take a sip – It’s perfect on a cool Fall day.
Is there Butter in Apple Butter?
What do I do with leftover Apple Butter?
Is Apple Butter a Midwestern thing?
Cocktails and Apple Season
What if I don’t want to make my own Simple Syrup? New Cocktail Syrups are trending...
Here are a just a few interesting and trendy cocktail syrups:
- Monin Lychee, Cotton Candy, White Chocolate, or Toasted Marshmallow
- Small Hand Pineapple Gomme, Passion Fruit, Tonic Syrup
- Giffard Apertif
- Raft Pineapple Tamarind Syrup, Grapefruit Smoked Salt Chile Syrup
- Fabbri Mixybar Orzata Syrup
Harvest Hoe (Apple Butter Martini
Ginger Simple Syrup
- 1 cup Water
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1 Tbsp Minced Ginger
- 1 oz Ginger Simple Syrup
- 1 oz Apple Butter
- 1 oz Fireball
- 2 oz Vodka
- Cinnamon Stick
- Cinnamon Sugar for the rim
Rim your Martini glass
- Fill a plate with water
- Fill a plate with cinnamon sugar (to taste)
- Turn your Martini glass upside down and dip the rim into the water
- Dip the rim into the plate of cinnamon sugar
- Repeat for each glass and set aside
Prepare Ginger Simple Syrup
- Combine water and sugar, ginger to a medium pot
- Turn on medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved
- Set aside and chill
- In a cocktail shaker, combine ice, simple syrup, apple butter, Fireball, and vodka
- Strain and Pour the Martini into a rimmed Martini glass
- Garnish with a cinnamon stick
Apple Butter Martini
As soon as your ginger syrup boils, remove from heat. Let it steep for 15-20 minutes. Cool the syrup before muddling into a cocktail.
Syrup can last in a covered container in the fridge for up to 1-2 weeks(If cloudy, discard). You will love the simplicity and freshness of our Ginger Simple Syrup.
Lots of choices for Simple Garnishes
Garnish with apple slices, Cinnamon sugar, Cinnamon sugar with a touch of smoked Chipotle, a cinnamon stick, or dried orange slice.
Edible Fall flowers can also make a statement. Squash blossoms. Marigolds, even Honeysuckles can give an elegant vibe on the rim.
FAQ’s for Dessert Martini’s
Why will I love a Dessert Martini?
Do you put ice in a Dessert Martini?
No, Martini’s typically feature chilled Martini glasses, and cocktails that have been shaken with ice and strained. A Martini without ice is often called “Dry”.
What kind of alcohol is used in a Dessert Martini?
Martinis feature Vodka, but dessert Martini’s may contain additional flavors and liqueurs. In addition they generally feature imaginative and tasty rims.
What do you pair with a Dessert Martini?
Since Dessert Martini’s are generally sweeter, they tend to go beautifully with appetizers that are salty. In fact, Dessert Martinis are often served with Charcuterie Boards.
Can a Dessert Martini be dirty?
Dirty Dessert Martinis are unlikely. ‘Dirty’ usually refers to olive brine, which is not very complementary to Dessert Martini flavors. So your Dessert Martini cannot be Dirty- but you and your crazy antics could be an entirely different story!
Try a flight of Dessert Martinis: