Caramel Apple Martini

Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen shows you how to use sour apple-flavored schnapps and butterscotch-flavored schnapps mingle together over a layer of fresh-cooked caramel in this deliciously simple cocktail.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 2

Caramel

6
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons butter
2
tablespoons water

Garnish

2
green apple slices
1
tablespoon chopped peanuts

Martini

2
oz (1/4 cup) sour apple-flavored schnapps
2
oz (1/4 cup) butterscotch-flavored schnapps
2
oz (1/4 cup) apple- or vanilla-flavored vodka
2
cups ice

  • 1 In small microwavable bowl, microwave Caramel ingredients on High 40 to 60 seconds or just until it begins to boil. Dip each apple slice into caramel; sprinkle each with 1/2 tablespoon peanuts. Set aside. Cool remaining caramel slightly.
  • 2 Spoon cooled caramel into each of 2 martini glasses. Place glasses in freezer while making martinis.
  • 3 In martini shaker, place schnapps, liqueur and vodka; shake well. Strain into chilled martini glasses. Garnish with caramel-dipped apple slices.

Expert Tips

Cut the calories by garnishing with plain apple slices, rather than the caramel-dipped ones.

Try serving these cocktails as an autumn dessert cocktail accompanied with cinnamon coffee cake or vanilla ice cream!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
50g
50%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.