Hot Spiced Cider with Calvados Recipe

Hot Spiced Cider with Calvados Recipe

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Hot Spiced Cider with Calvados Recipe

Hot Spiced Cider with Calvados Recipe. Enjoy this soothing cool-weather drink in front of a roaring fire along with a selection of butter cookies and a bowl of fresh oranges. For a festive touch, garnish each mug with a cinnamon stick and a few whole cloves.

Recipe courtesy of Williams-Sonoma.com

Ingredients

  • 6 cups apple cider or apple juice
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 30 whole cloves
  • 8 slices crystallized ginger, each about 1 inch in diameter
  • 3/4 cup Calvados or other apple brandy

Preparation

  • 1 In a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the cider, cinnamon sticks, cloves and crystallized ginger. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover partially and simmer gently for 30 minutes to blend the flavors.
  • 2 Ladle the cider into warmed mugs or cups, adding some of the spices to each serving. Stir 2 tablespoons Calvados into each mug and serve immediately. Serves 6.

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