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Vanilla Apple Pie Moonshine

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe tastes amazing cold or warmed and the alcohol taste is very minimal. The longer it sits in the jars before you drink it, the better it will taste!"
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1 h 30 m servings 144
Original recipe yields 75 servings


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  1. Combine apple juice, apple cider, white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, vanilla extract, and cloves together in a large pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until sugars are dissolved, about 20 minutes. Remove pot from heat and cool completely, about 1 hour.
  2. Stir grain alcohol and vodka into apple juice mixture. Remove cinnamon sticks and set aside. Pour moonshine into bottles; add 1 cinnamon stick per bottle and seal. Store moonshine in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 144 calories; 0.1 23.4 0 0 8 Full nutrition

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This recipe was so delicious and smooth! The longer it sits, the better the flavor. Who the heck can let it sit though? Cheers!

Wonderful recipe. However, it needs to be noted that Everclear grain alcohol (or Clear Springs, whatever brand) is NOT 151 proof. Grain alcohol is 190 proof. Don't waste your time searching f...

I hollowed the recipe to a t and I put a jar in the freezer and froze solid, was not expecting that. I also put apple slices in it. Apples got dark looking after a month. Taste kind of got worse...

Thia has become one of our go to recipes for the holidays. Our friends and family always ask if they are on the nice list to get some. This year we kicked up by putting them in cute bottle with ...

I have made this recipe once as directed, once with modifications. If making standard recipe size (75 servings), I would recommend only 3 cups of sugar and five cinnamon sticks, as the cinnamon-...

I cut the sugar in half and it was still too sweet. I will consider adding less sugar next time. Overall great fall drink!

Cut back on white sugar to 1 cup and brown sugar to 1/4 cup. Still sweet but not too sweet. Makes it good to drink.