Spiked Hot Apple Cider

Spiked Hot Apple Cider

This cozy, boozy drink will get you through the coldest of winter days, whether you're sipping it by the fire or after a day in the snow. With a sugared rim featuring our French Toast Sugar, this warm adult beverage would even be at home with a festive brunch. Save the mimosas for summer time. 

Ingredients:

  • Eastern Standard Provisions French Toast Sugar
  • 1 gallon unfiltered apple juice or apple cider
  • 1 large Cara Cara orange, cut into 1/4” slices
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 star anise
  • 1 tbsp. whole cloves
  • 1 tbsp. whole allspice
  • 1” ginger root, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups spiced rum

Cooking Instructions: 

  • In a large pot, add apple juice, orange slices, cinnamon sticks, star anise, whole cloves, whole allspice, and ginger root.
  • Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce to simmer for 2-3 hours.
  • Add rum to the apple cider mixture.
  • Remove fruit and spices from the pot.
  • Rim glass with French Toast Sugar
  • Garnish with anise and cinnamon and serve!