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You can serve this two ways, with or without the rum. Either way, give this a full 30 minutes to steep so the flavor has plenty of time to infuse. If you don't have cheesecloth to hold the whole allspice berries and cloves, skim them off or strain the cider before serving. The star anise pods floating on the surface are a fitting holiday touch.
- 6 cups apple cider
- 2 cups cranberry juice
- 1/4 cup golden brown sugar
- 4 allspice berries
- 4 whole cloves
- 6 star anise pods, plus a few extra for garnish
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 lemon, thinly sliced
- 1 1/2 cups dark rum (optional)
Combine cider, cranberry juice and brown sugar in large saucepan. Place allspice berries and cloves in small tea ball and add to cider. Add
star anise, cinnamon sticks and 3 or 4 lemon slices. Bring to simmer, then remove from heat. Let sit 30 to 60 minutes.
Reheat mixture. Remove tea ball. Serve in mugs or heatproof glasses, with piece of star anise floating on top of each. To make the alcoholic version, add rum during final reheating.
Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.
nutrition information per serving
153 calories; 0g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 10mg sodium; 38g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 0g protein
These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.
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