Hot Apple Cider
  • Servings: 12 people
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • 4 whole cinnamon sticks
  • Whole ground cloves
  • 8 whole allspice berries
  • orange peel from 1 orange (Add cloves to orange peels)
  • lemon peel from 1 lemon
  • ½ c. maple syrup
  • 6 c. unfiltered (fresh squeezed is great) apple juice
  • apple slices and orange twists, for garnish
  • ½ cup Dark Rum (optional)
  1. Place the cinnamon sticks, ground cloves, allspice berries, orange peel and lemon peel in a medium saucepan. Pour in the maple syrup and apple juice, then bring to almost a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and serve in mugs with apple slices and orange twists for garnish. Add a splash of rum for an adults-only version! Yum, yum, yum.
The Pioneer Woman made it