Quick And Scrumptious, 3-Step Hot Apple Pie Shots Recipe

Last Updated on May 5, 2022

Warm up your heart and body with this 3-Step hot apple pie shots recipe. It is easy to follow and you will be left with delicious shots to share with friends and family. Beginners interested in learning how to make unique alcoholic drinks should read along!

I have always enjoyed this 3-Step hot apple pie shots recipe, because of how quick it is! It is quick, which means it is perfect to whip up during celebrations, parties, and outings!

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What Are Hot Apple Pie Shots?

Hot apple pie shorts are also commonly referred to as hot apple cider shots. They are easy to make and are a favorite in the U.S, specifically in Southern states where moonshine is created as well as other types of alcohol. Although it is more common to use everclear, you can use any type of liquor or spirit in this drink!

The purpose of drinking a hot apple pie shot is to feel warm! The intense feeling is amazing and does keep you warm on cool nights. Although it is referred to as ‘hot’, this does not mean that the shot is on fire or boiling. You can drink the shot at room temperature or when cooled down.

Why Do Apples And Alcohol Go Well Together?

 Does apple pie moonshine get stronger the longer it sits?

There is a long history between fruits and alcohol, likely because fruits undergo a fermentation process overtime into alcohol. In the beginning of its creation though, the relationship between apples and alcohol was nearly entirely medicinal. Any disease and sickness you can think of was treated with alcohol consumption.

Since apples are made out of dense pores, with a lot of water, this means that it acts like a sponge especially when surrounded by spirits. Have you ever heard of sangria? In this red wine drink, many fruits are added. The bottle is closed and after a few months to a few years, the drink is ready.

Over time, the fruit inside of these glass bottles soaks in all of the flavors of the wine, while also releasing its own natural and tropical hints of flavors. Apples are one of the most common additions to these style of drinks. This is also likely because this hot apple pie shots recipe calls for extra spices like cinnamon and star of anise.

What You Will Need To Make This Hot Apple Pie Shots Recipe

Ingredients

  • 24-32 oz of Everclear
  • 2 Cups of Spiced Rum. Kraken has a delicious spiced rum that is great for mixing. That being said, you have the ability to choose whatever type of rum or omit it from this recipe if you want the apple taste to come through more.
  • 2 Cups of Brown Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. of Cinnamon
  • 5 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 20 oz of apple juice- even better if there is cinnamon
  • 16 oz of apple cider (either store bought or homemade)

Equipment

  • Stovetop
  • Gallon Jug for Storage
  • Whisk
  • large pot
  • Large Bowl
  • Spatula Scraper

 How long does apple pie shots last?

Step By Step Instructions For This Hot Apple Pie Shots Recipe

Step 1 : Gather the Ingredients and Prepare the Stove

It is surprisingly easy to finish this hot apple pie shots recipe. During the first step, you will need to gather the ingredients and prepare the stove. When learning how to make hot apple pie shots with everclear, be sure to purchase this type of alcohol. Although you can swap it out. Measure the amounts and put them to the side.

You will need to turn the stovetop on during this step, before moving onto step 2.

Step 2: Place all Ingredients Together to Simmer

During step 2 of this hot apple pie shots recipe, place all of the ingredients listed above inside of a pot large enough to fit them. If you are making less, you can always cut the ingredients in half or a quarter. Bring the ingredients to a simmer, stirring every few moments to ensure that the sugar disintegrates into the drink.

Step 3: Store, Chill, and Serve!

Once there are no more clumps of sugar, you can pour the everclear shots into a storage container. Although some people like to drink this shot hot, I prefer it cold. Store it in the fridge to preserve the flavors.

Tips and Tricks

This hot apple pie shot recipe is surprisingly easy to follow! I like this hot apple pie shots recipe because of how easy and quick it is. That means you can make this hot apple pie shots recipe when you have friends and family visiting last minute.

I like to add my own twist and uniqueness to this drink though by adding in cut-up bites of apples. Not only does this give a crunch, but the apples also absorb the drink well, including the alcohol. There are also some hot apple pie shots recipes, that are called ‘apple pie moonshine. It is true that the longer this mixture sits, the stronger it becomes.

Another tip I have for you is to serve this delicious shot in a glass decorated with cinnamon. You can roll cinnamon on the edge of shots, which works well to bring out an almost caramel sweet taste from the drinks. Sometimes, when I don’t have vodka, I only use rum. If that’s the case, double the amount of rum in this hot apple pie shots recipe.

Servings and Preparation Time 

Cook Time

Preparation Time

Serving Size

10 minutes

5 minutes

12

 how to make hot apple pie shots with everclear?

Now that you know how to make hot apple pie shots, you can try this recipe on your own! Be sure to add any twists you would like. I know some people who make a version and add toasted nuts on top of the drink as a garnish. Since apple cider is regularly drunk during Thanksgiving, this can be a new addition to your menu!

Don’t like everclear? Don’t worry about it! There are hundreds of types of spirits and liquor to choose from. What do you think about this hot apple pie shots recipe? Let us know in the comment section below! We are always happy to hear from you, and don’t forget to share this blog with friends interested in making this sweet treat.

FAQs

What liquor goes best with hot apple cider?

I think both rum and vodka go well with hot apple cider. Rum gives a natural sweetness to the cider drink, while vodka has a neutral flavor, bringing out the apple elements.

Does apple pie moonshine get stronger the longer it sits?

Yes! Like most spirits and drinks, apple pie moonshine gets stronger the longer it sits. Just make sure that the drink sits in a closed botte.

How long does apple pie shots last?

I dispose of apple pie shots after one week. Usually they are served and completed in one day though since you simmer them to produce the 'hot' effect.

Hot Apple Pie Shots Recipe

Hot Apple Pie Shots Recipe

Dessert Recipes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Equipment

  • Stovetop
  • Gallon Jug for Storage
  • Whisk
  • large pot
  • Large Bowl
  • Spatula Scraper

Ingredients
  

  • 24-32 oz of Everclear
  • 2 Cups of Spiced Rum. Kraken has a delicious spiced rum that is great for mixing. That being said you have the ability to choose whatever type of rum or omit it from this recipe if you want the apple taste to come through more.
  • 2 Cups of Brown Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. of Cinnamon
  • 5 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 20 oz of apple juice- even better if there is cinnamon
  • 16 oz of apple cider either store bought or homemade

Instructions
 

  • It is surprisingly easy to finish this hot apple pie shots recipe. During the first step, you will need to gather the ingredients and prepare the stove. When learning how to make hot apple pie shots with everclear, be sure to purchase this type of alcohol. Although you can swap it out. Measure the amounts and put them to the side.
  • You will need to turn the stovetop on during this step, before moving onto step 2.
  • Step 2: Place all Ingredients Together to Simmer. During step 2 of this hot apple pie shots recipe, place all of the ingredients listed above inside of a pot large enough to fit them. If you are making less, you can always cut the ingredients in half or a quarter. Bring the ingredients to a simmer, stirring every few moments to ensure that the sugar disintegrates into the drink.
  • Once there are no more clumps of sugar, you can pour the everclear shots into a storage container. Although some people like to drink this shot hot, I prefer it cold. Store it in the fridge to preserve the flavors.

Notes

  • This hot apple pie shot recipe is surprisingly easy to follow! I like this hot apple pie shots recipe because of how easy and quick it is. That means you can make this hot apple pie shots recipe when you have friends and family visiting last minute.
  • I like to add my own twist and uniqueness to this drink though by adding in cut-up bites of apples. Not only does this give a crunch, but the apples also absorb the drink well, including the alcohol. There are also some hot apple pie shots recipes, that are called 'apple pie moonshine. It is true that the longer this mixture sits, the stronger it becomes.
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