you have been invited to a home where hot apple cider has been
brewing, you never forget the welcoming aroma. This hot spicy
brew may be made ahead of time and poured into thermos bottles
to take on fun ski trips. When looking for allspice, it is
helpful to note its large peppercorn shape. Allspice is also
called Jamaican pepper, as it grows on a Jamaican evergreen tree
and tastes like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
1 gallon apple cider
the gallon of apple cider in a stock pot until simmering.
cinnamon sticks, broken
tablespoon dried orange peel
pieces crystallized ginger
2. Place the
cinnamon, peel, cloves and allspice in a mesh
bag or tea infuser, float in the cider.
3. Pour the spiced
cider into a 6-quart crockery cooker,
been set on low heat.
4. Add orange
slices and ginger before serving.
5. Refrigerate any
leftovers. This can be re-heated in the
for individual servings.
Save the gallon cider container to store cooled spiced cider.
Fills one 6-quart crockery cooker