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December 23, 2011

BOTW ~ Hot Apple Cider with Rum!

It's almost here!  Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Food, family, friends, loved ones, drinks, parties...all things good.  To help celebrate, here's Emeril Lagasse's Hot Apple Cider....the adult version, with RUM.















 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 apple
  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • Pinch grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup dark rum
  • Cinnamon sticks, garnish

Directions

Stud the apple with the cloves. In a medium pot, combine the studded apple and remaining ingredients except the rum. Slowly bring to a simmer over low heat. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the rum. Discard the apple. Ladle into mugs and garnish each with a cinnamon stick. Serve immediately.

Cheers to you!  I hope you have a fantastic Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!


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