Thursday, September 29, 2011

Thirsty Thursday

Spiced and Spiked Cider

For my first thirsty thirsday post I thought I would start getting into the holiday spirit and share some cider!

via lisa white

Spiced and Spiked Cider
Serving Size: serves 4
  • 1 tsp. whole cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 whole star anise
  • juice of 1 orange
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 3/4 cup spiced rum (use more/less, if desired)
  • orange peel
  1. Add the cloves, cinnamon sticks and star anise to a large saucepan over medium heat; lightly toast the spices in the pan for 1 minute.
  2. Add the orange juice and apple cider, simmer, but do not boil the cider for 10 minutes.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and add the rum.
  4. Ladle the cider into serving mugs and garnish with a strip of orange peel. To keep warm, the cider can stay on very low heat while serving.

No comments:

Post a Comment