Cider is a staple during fall, if you want to incorporate cider into other aspects rather than just its classic form, then try out these few ideas. This may inspire you to come up with a few creations of your own! Get ready to feel the fall spirit.
If you are looking for just a hint of cider flavor into your evening beverage, then add a splash to your tea. This will incorporate the cider flavor in a less intense way. You will have a subtle spice and apple flavor in whichever tea you choose. This is a great way to make your tea feel a little more festive without having to prepare anything elaborate. You can get the festive feel into you without having to think about it.
If you are having a night in or out and you want to feel particularly festive, then alcohol it is! You can heat up your cider and add a splash of vodka or gin. This is a great way to bring the fall festivities in with your friends. You will not regret it, you will feel nice and toasty, this is perfect for the cooler weather. If you are not a fan of either of those alcohols, use whatever you prefer, that could be scotch for example. Make it your own, experiment, its all part of the fun.
Now, this is where you will feel super cozy. Incorporate cider into any baked goods you desire, cupcakes, cake, pie whatever your heart desires! Scones are a brilliant idea! This is a super easy and tasty way to use cider in anything you want to bake, you will impress anyone who takes a bite of your delicious creations. They will taste super festive, don’t be afraid to go a little crazy with the cider, this is necessary at this time of year. There is no limit to how much cider you can use in recipes this time of year. Go nuts!
If you want to try something super different then give this one a go! Use a splash of cider in your salad dressings. Think a cider vinaigrette, this will truly impress anyone that tastes it. This will surprise and delight your guests. They will not be expecting this one. Give it a go with a little olive oil, salt, and pepper. You will have brought salad into fall. Truly an impressive way to incorporate cider.
Now this one is for all of those who really love to test out new recipes. Incorporate cider into a nice batch of vegetable soup. This is a super fall festival esc idea that will make sure you are able to enjoy the feeling of fall at any time of the day, or whenever you choose to have soup in your day. Give this one a try, think of it as part of the stock in your soup.
Just like the soup idea, give it a go in casserole. You may have a bit of a trial and error with this one, but it is a truly one of a kind type recipe.
If you want a little extra flavor in any pie or crumble, add some cider. You will have an extra tart and spicy taste. This is also a super easy hack if you want to make your crumble a little less thick. This is true of many desserts and sauces. This will not only add in a lot of flavors but it can save any recipe!
Pudding or Ice Cream
Cider pudding or ice cream is great for an alternative dessert recipe. If you are not into the traditional fall style desserts, but you don’t want to miss out on the delicious cider taste, then try out some cider ice cream or pudding. These desserts can be kept for a while and there is an abundance of room for you to create your own recipes, just by catering it to your taste.