Mulled Cider (Spiced Apple Cider)

4 cups apple cider
1 Tbsp brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks6 whole cloves
20 pepper corn
zest of 1 orange
4 slices of (the same) orange

Toast cinnamon, cloves and pepper corn over medium heat for a minute or so, toss occasionally to prevent burning. Add apple cider, turn to high heat, when it is warm enough, stir in and dissolve the brown sugar. After cider come to a boil, reduce heat, add the zest and simmer for 30 minutes. Pour cider into a cup over strainer, float a piece of the orange in the cup.

Substitute orange with any citrus fruit.
Substitute cinnamon sticks with 2 Tsp of ground cinnamon.
Could just toss everything in rice cooker, tastes just as good. Add cider and spice as necessary.


1 comment:

Cakespy said...

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