Nothing beats a hot drink on a cold day like this yummy mug of apple cider!
- 4 cups apple cider Fresh Organic
- 4 whole black peppercorns
- 6 cinnamon sticks 2 for boiling and 4 for the mugs
- 3 whole dried cloves
- 1 star anise
- 1 orange sliced thin
- 1 apple sliced thin (honeycrisp, fuji and golden delicious are good for cider)
Place cider, peppercorns, 2 cinnamon sticks, cloves and star anise in a medium saucepan.
Cut a large peel from the orange and add it to the pan.
Bring the cider mixture to a boil and lower the heat.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Cut the orange into thin slices and add a slice to each mug.
Cut the apple into thin slices and add a slice to each mug.
When done, strain the cider into a large glass measuring cup or bowl and discard the solids.
Pour the hot cider into the mugs or heatproof glasses.
Serve the cider hot with a cinnamon stick in each glass.
Enjoy your hot and delicious mug of cider!
Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg