Tastes of Autumn: 5 Best Fall-Inspired Drink Recipes

Matakas.FallDrinks2Searching for some drinks to warm up your party this fall? Look no further, Valley has the five best recipes for fall-themed drinks!

Cranberry Apple Cider

5 cups of apple cider
5 cups of cranberry juice
1 teaspoon of ground ginger
½ teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of honey

Simmer for five minutes. Makes 8-10 servings.

Apple Cider Punch

6 cups of apple cider
2 cups of orange juice or orange-mango juice
½ cup lemon juice
3 cups of sparkling grape juice

Combine ingredients. Makes 8-10 servings.


Ginger Lime Fizz

1 cup of fresh ginger
1 cup of sugar
2 cups of water
1 cup of lime juice
4 cups of seltzer

Create a simple syrup by simmering ginger, sugar and water in a saucepan. Strain out ginger when finished. Combine ginger syrup, lime juice and seltzer, pour over ice. Makes 8 servings.


Red Apple “Sangria”

4 cups of apple juice
1 cup of lemon juice
2 cups of orange juice
2 cups of sparkling grape juice

Combine ingredients and pour over ice. Add sliced apples if desired. Makes 8-10 servings.


Pumpkin Latte 

1 cup of pumpkin puree
1 quart of milk
¼ cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract

Combine in a large saucepan and stir over medium heat. Heat to a simmer. Makes 4 servings.

Photo by Lauren Matakas


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