Hot Buttered Cider
Cuisine: American
Author: Chief Mixologist
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 25 mins
Ingredients
  • 7 Cups apple cider or apple juice
  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar; packed
  • 4 inch stick cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • lemon peel; cut into strips
  • 1 1/2 Cups Rum
  • butter
  • thin apple slices
Instructions
  1. Combine apple cider or apple juice and brown sugar in a large saucepan.
  2. For spice bag, tie cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and lemon peel in a 7 inch square of 100 percent cotton cheesecloth.
  3. Add spice bag to cider mixture.
  4. Bring cider mixture to boiling.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove and discard spice bag.
  7. Stir in rum.
  8. Pour cider mixture into mugs.
  9. Float about 1/2 teaspoon butter on each.
  10. Top each serving with one or two thin apple slices.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Beverages at https://www.epicurus.com/beverages/hot-buttered-cider/3165/