[title subtitle=”RECIPE adapted Joyful Healthy Eats
IMAGE Julia Metkalova/Shutterstock”][/title]
1 gallon unfiltered apple cider
1 ½ cups spiced rum (omit for non-alcoholic version)
1 large orange, cut into ¼” slices
apple slices (garnish)
peel and juice from one lemon
1” ginger root, sliced
3 cinnamon sticks
¼ cup brown sugar
4 star anise
1 Tablespoon whole cloves
1 Tablespoon whole allspice
Place apple cider, orange slices, brown sugar, lemon juice and peel, cinnamon sticks, star anise, whole cloves, whole allspice and ginger root in a large Dutch oven. Boil, then reduce and simmer for 2-3 hours. Add rum. Remove fruit and spices, garnish with apple slices or star anise, serve!
NOTE: Make it in the crock pot! Add all ingredients except rum, cook on low for 2-3 hours. Add rum, serve.