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The Golden Apple Drink Recipe

A healthier spin on your favorite fall mixed-drink – apple cider. Try bistroMD’s Golden Apple recipe to enjoy a healthy drink without the sacrifice!


Cider is an extremely popular drink for fall. Try incorporating this healthier and easy-to-make cider drink to your next gathering. BistroMD’s Golden Apple drink puts a healthier spin on alcoholic beverages, with only 146 calories per serving, without any sacrifice.

Nutrition Per Serving (makes one drink):
146 calories

Shopping List:
1 ounce dark spiced rum
½ ounce butterscotch schnapps
3 ounces sparkling cider

Optional Garnish: red apple slices (thin slices) or cinnamon sticks

Fill each low ball glass with ice then pour 1 ounce dark rum @ ½ ounce butterscotch schnapps into each
Add sparkling cider
Garnish with a red apple slice or cinnamon stick to each.


Written By Sydney Lappe, MS, RDN. Published on September 02, 2015. Updated on September 02, 2015.


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