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Hot Holiday Cider

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  •   67% would make this again
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Hot apple cider with holiday spices, cranberry and lemon

Makes about 12

2 quarts apple cider
1 quart cranberry juice cocktail
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 stick of cinnamon
1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
2-inch slice of lemon, including peel

Additional cinnamon sticks, for serving (optional)

In a large saucepan, put all the seasonings with 2 cups of the cider. Simmer for 15 minutes but do not boil. Strain. Add sugar, cranberry juice and the remaining cider and heat. Serve hot.

Note: For a festive presentation, put one stick of cinnamon in each guest's mug.

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Reviews of Hot Holiday Cider:

1-3 of 3 reviews  

  A cookie baker in Mass.  Jan 15, 2003
Would make this again.
Great the first time around but don't reheat. 4 stars

  A cookie baker in maine  Dec 19, 2002
Would not make this again.
this takes to long 2 stars

  A cookie baker in PA  Dec 14, 2002
Would make this again.
This is a keeper! excellent for Christmas gatherings. 5 stars

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