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Apple Cider Old Fashioned

  • Author: Living the Gourmet
  • Total Time: 2 hours 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cocktails 1x


  • 2 ounces rum, divided
  • 6 ounces, apple cider, divided
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • Ice
  • Cinnamon sticks for garnish
  • Dried Orange Slices for garnish (see instructions below)


For the Dried Orange Slices:

  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees F.
  2. Carefully slice an orange as thinly as possible. Lay the slices out on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 2-3 hours until the orange slices are completely dried out.

For the Cocktail:

  1. In a small bowl whisk together sugar and cinnamon. Dip the rims of the your cocktail glasses in a simple syrup then in the cinnamon sugar.
  2. In each glass add ice if desired, then combine 1 ounce of rum and 3 ounces of apple cider. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and dried orange slice. Enjoy!


Alternatively, you can swap the dried orange slices with just the classic orange peel.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1
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