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Christmas Hot Apple Cider Christmas Hot Apple Cider
“Just wonderful on its own ” Ingredients   10 cups fresh apple cider ½ cup pure maple syrup (more or less, to taste) 3... Christmas Hot Apple Cider

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“Just wonderful on its own ”

Ingredients

 

10 cups fresh apple cider

½ cup pure maple syrup (more or less, to taste)

3 cinnamon sticks

4 whole cloves

8 strips orange peel

8 strips lemon peel

1/2 stick butter

1 half stick cinnamon for garnish

For adults add up to 6 ounces of Gran Marnier
Preparation

  • Pour the apple cider, cinnamon, cloves, orange peels, lemon peels and maple syrup into a large saucepan.

Place the saucepan over moderate heat for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the cider is very hot but not boiling. Then allow to cool and strain into another large sauce pan and reheat to hot then turn fire off, add the butter and cover.  Stir before serving and garnish with the cinnamon stick.