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A pot full of simmering Cinnamon Cider is just the thing on a cold winter day.
This recipe will serve 4.
4 cups apple cider
1 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons honey
12 whole allspice berries
4 cinnamon sticks, each 3 inches long
1 whole nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 small red apple, cored and cut into wedges
In a medium-size saucepan, bring the cider, orange juice, honey,
allspice berries, cinnamon sticks, whole nutmeg, and orange rind to a boil
over high heat.
Lower the heat and simmer (don't let it boil), uncovered, for 10
Add apple wedges and simmer for 3 minutes more. Strain through a tea
strainer or a sieve lined with cheesecloth into a large heat-proof
pitcher. Carefully pour in cider and stir gently.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|