Star Anise Appletinis 

Prep Time: 30 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes



  • 24 oz apple cider
  • 6 star anise pods
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 12 oz vanilla vodka


In a large pitcher add the apple cider, star anise, and cinnamon. Let sit for 30 minutes for flavors to meld. Remove spices from pitcher.

To make one drink: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, 3 oz. vodka, and 6 oz. apple cider. Shake for 10 seconds and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with star anise.


Add a little sparkle to your martini glasses by lining the rim with lemon juice and sugar.

To serve at the party: keep the pitcher on the table and make drinks to order.

Perfect Pairing

Serve this appletini with this Roasted Beet and Walnut Salad.