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Happy Hour: Cranberry Apple Cider Shandy

While Yum was into Tyler Florence's kitchen essentials, I was more interested in the cocktail — or should I say mocktail, it was nonalcoholic he was pouring. The refreshing beverage was a mixture of cranberry juice, ice, and sparkling apple cider. This cool and delicious concoction is perfect for the upcoming holiday season. Although you do need a blender, it's so easy to make that you could even get the kids involved. To get the technique for Tyler's festive slushie-like mocktail,

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Cranberry Apple Cider Shandy

Cranberry Apple Cider Shandy

Cranberry Apple Cider Shandy

Ingredients

1 cup cranberry juice
2 cups ice
4 pints sparkling apple cider (for an alcoholic version, use hard apple cider)
mint, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a food processor or blender, combine ice and cranberry juice and process for 2 to 3 minutes until the mixture tightens up and takes on the texture of a slushy.
  2. Use an ice cream scoop to portion out among glasses, then top off with chilled hard cider.
  3. Garnish with a sprig of mint. Serve in mason jars for a fun presentation.

Serves 4-6.

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partysugar partysugar 7 years
doodlegirl: good point, I think you could make it with either!
milosmommy milosmommy 7 years
That's an awesome idea. We have a large family gathering for Thanksgiving with lots of kids (and a couple adults that don't drink) so this would be a great, fun option for them.
OChottie OChottie 7 years
Sounds delicious.
doodlegirl doodlegirl 7 years
just thought i should point out that the actual recipe you posted calls for "hard" apple cider, i.e. the alcoholic kind... looks tasty though!
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 7 years
that looks refreshing!
RobinFabulous RobinFabulous 7 years
I think it looks great to make for Thanksgiving! My kids would love it!
JanetG0307 JanetG0307 7 years
looks yummy!! and i love tyler!
Anniina Anniina 7 years
That looks delicious..!
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i think that this is a cute idea and of course it comes from a family guy :) i like the thought that there's something that's festive and doesn't have an age requirement
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