Ingredients

  • 2 qt apple cider
    1/4 cup sugar
    12 cloves
    6 allspice
    4 3-inch cinnamon sticks

Combine the cider, sugar and spices in a large saucepan. Heat slowly to boiling. Boil for 3-5 minutes, remove spices, and serve hot. Garnish with orange slices, lemon slices, or rings of unpared red apple with whole cloves forced through peel. 16 servings. If desired, chill spiced cider and serve over ice cubes made from apple juice.