Hot Mulled Apple Cider
YIELD: 8 servings PREP TIME: 10 min COOK TIME: 30-60 min
- 2 quarts fresh apple cider or apple juice
- 3 tablespoons mulling spices
- apple and/or orange slices (optional)
- rum or brandy to taste (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan, bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer over low heat for 30-60 minutes, stirring occasionally. Strain and serve the mulled cider warm in mugs. Add cinnamon sticks, apple and/or orange slices, rum or brandy before serving as desired.
Hot mulled cider can be made in a crockpot to be served in a buffet. To do this combine all ingredients in a crockpot except the rum or brandy and heat on high for 1 hour. Then turn the heat to low while serving. Add rum or brandy as desired.