Chef Emily Ellyn’s rad way to turn your ordinary apple cider into a festive beverage to be enjoyed with family or at your next holiday event.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 2 quarts
In a medium saucepan, whisk together cider, sugar, spices, orange, and salt. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Remove from heat.
Strain into a pitcher; discard solids. Serve in mugs, garnished with cinnamon sticks.
Here’s a Retro Rad Remix!
Pumpkin Spiced and Spiked Cider:
In a large pot, mix together 1 cup pumpkin puree, 3 cups apple cider. Bring mixture to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer for at least 20 minutes.
Strain the mixture through a mesh strainer to remove clumps and cinnamon stick. Add rum and mix. Serve warm.