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Sunday, May 1, 2011

Mulled Cider for the Holidays

Hot mulled cider is a warm and comforting treat to serve to guests at the holidays. Find out how to make this spicy cider.

Gather around your Christmas tree this year with a steaming mug of hot apple cider infused with some of your favorite flavors. Try such spices as cinnamon, star anise, cloves and lemon peel for a delicious aroma and flavor.

Hot Mulled Cider

Serves about 20

Hot Mulled Cider

  • 4 whole star anise
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 4 whole cardamom pods
  • 1 orange
  • 1 small apple
  • Cloves
  • 1 gallon apple cider
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, plus more for garnish
  1. Place star anise, lemon zest and cardamom pods in a square of cheesecloth and tie to secure.
  2. Stud orange and apple with cloves.
  3. Place apple cider in a large pot. Add cinnamon sticks, cheesecloth bundle and the orange and apple studded with cloves, and place over medium-low heat.
  4. Bring the apple cider to a simmer and allow the cider to steep for 1 hour.
  5. Serve warm in mugs, garnished with a cinnamon stick, if desired.

Star anise, cardamom pods, cloves and cinnamon sticks
Penzeys Spices
12001 West Capitol Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
Fax: 414-760-7317

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