There's nothing like having a great ladies' night out with some boozy fun. And what better way to celebrate a boozy floozy outing than with themed cocktails?
All of the cocktails on this list are perfect for fall and come fully equipped with serving sizes and directions for concocting them. They can be served at large parties, small get-togethers, or just when you're hanging out with your bestie. From pumpkins to cranberries to apples, all the essential and iconic flavors for fall are getting smushed and crushed into these yummy drinks.
Which ones sound the yummiest? Vote up the fall-inspired drinks that are perfect for a girls' night out.
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Hard Cider SangriaPhoto: nelea33 / Shutterstock.com
Yield: 4 servings
Total time: 15 minutes
- 1 cup sliced, unpeeled red apples
- 1 navel orange, thinly sliced crosswise
- 1 cup apple juice, chilled
- 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup apple brandy
- One 22 oz. bottle hard apple cider, chilled
1. In a pitcher, combine apples, oranges, apple juice, lemon juice, and brandy. Just before serving, add the hard cider. Serve in glasses over ice.Tasty fall sipping?
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Cranberry Orange Prosecco CocktailPhoto: kristiillustra / Shutterstock.com
Yield: 6 servings
- 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1 cup cranberry juice cocktail
- 2/3 cup granulated sugar
- Juice and zest of 1 orange
- 1 (750 mL) bottle Prosecco, champagne, or sparkling white wine
1. Combine cranberries and cranberry juice in a food processor or blender. Blend until berries are roughly chopped.
2. In a small saucepan, combine berry mixture, sugar, and orange juice and zest. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes or until syrupy. Strain syrup into a small bowl and let cool to room temperature. Do not refrigerate.3. Just before serving, add one tablespoon of cranberry syrup to each glass. Top with Prosecco and serve immediately.Tasty fall sipping?
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Bourbon Hot ToddyPhoto: Brent Hofacker / Shutterstock.com
Yield: 1 drink
Total time: 5 minutes
- 1 1/3 oz. George Dickel bourbon
- 1 teaspoon fine grain sugar
- 2 small cloves
- 1 1/2 oz. boiling water
1. Add George Dickel, fine grain sugar, and cloves in a glass mug.
2. Add 1-2oz. boiling water and stir.Tasty fall sipping?
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Spiced Pumpkin EggnogPhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation License
Yield: 12-16 servings
Total time: 10 minutes
- 8 eggs, separated
- 2/3 cups sugar
- 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 3 cups whole milk
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 2 cups dark rum or brandy
- Whipped cream (optional)
- Freshly grated nutmeg
1. In a stand mixer bowl, place egg whites in and whisk on low speed until frothy, about 30 seconds. Increase speed to medium-high, beating until egg whites are the consistency of shaving cream, about 90 seconds. Reduce speed to medium. with mixer still running, add half of sugar and beat until mixed, about 30 seconds. Transfer whites to a large bowl. Don't wash bowl.
2. Add egg yolks and remaining sugar to to mixer bowl and beat at medium-high speed until pale yellow and ribbony, shutting off machine and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula as necessary, about two minutes total. Add pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and allspice, and mix on medium low speed until fully mixed, about 15 seconds. Add milk, cream, and alcohol. Mix on low speed to combine.3. With a rubber spatula, fold the whipped whites into the egg yolk and milk mixture until complete incorporated. Serve by ladling into goblets. Garnish with whipped cream, grated nutmeg, and a cinnamon stick.Tasty fall sipping?