Dark Rum Spiced Cider

Rich and satisfying. Here’s a great adults only cider recipe for the holidays.

Ingredients: 8 allspice berries, 8 cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks, 2 lemon peels 3.5 inches by 1.5 inches. 1 quart unsweetened apple juce, 1 cup dark rum. Clove studded lemon peel for garnish.

Preparation: Place spices in a non-aluminum sauce pan. Add apple juice. Over high heat bring to steaming simmer.  Turn off stove, let mixture cool down.

To serve: remove spice bag from apple juice. Re-heat covered until steaming. Stir in dark rum. Ladle and serve in heated mugs. Add  cloved lemon peel for garnish.



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