Homemade Hot Apple Cider
Homemade Hot Apple Cider is the best boozy drink to keep yourself warm and happy during the winter holidays.
- 16 cups pure apple juice or fresh apple cider
- 4 small cinnamon sticks
- 1 orange cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
- 8 whole cloves
- 4 star anise
Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.
Pour through a fine strainer or sieve into serving cups or a large bowl.
Add a splash of rum if you like, or keep it on the side for your guests to add.