Total:
10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 10 ounces vodka
  • 6 ounces apple juice
  • 1/4 cup thyme syrup, recipe follows
  • 1 large apple, peeled
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
Thyme Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 5 large sprigs fresh thyme

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Special equipment: melon baller

Chill the martini glasses.

Fill the shaker with ice. Combine the vodka, apple juice, and thyme syrup in a martini shaker. Shake for about 10 seconds. Divide between the 4 chilled martini glasses.

Use the melon baller to scoop out small balls of apple. Place 3 balls of apple and 1 sprig of thyme in each glass for garnish. Serve immediately.

Thyme Simple Syrup:

In a saucepan combine sugar, water, and thyme over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Take the pan off the heat and cool the syrup. Any extra cooled syrup can be saved in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Yield: 1 cup

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

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