Star Anise Appletinis

Star Anise Appletinis

These Star Anise Appletinis are the perfect cocktail for your next festive party. Make up a big batch of these to serve to your friends.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 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.
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