Cocktail DuJour: Spiced Apple Cider

Spiced Apple Cider
Spiced Apple Cider

In the final days of winter (hopefully), enjoy the house-warming scent of apple cider filling the kitchen. Not only does it leave the home smelling intoxicating but also is warming after a long snow day. Whip up a batch for a dinner party or simply enough for two by the fire.


1 quart Apple Juice/Cider

2 Cinnamon Stick

5 Whole Cloves

1/3 cup Dark Spiced Rum

1 Sliced Fuji Apple

1 1 in. Orange zest


Heat ingredients in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat until simmering.

Serve in a mason jars and garnish with an apple slice.