4 cups apple cider
4 tsp butter
6 tbsp sugar
8 whole cloves
4 cinnamon sticks
1 Lemon or orange peel
In a 2 quart pot mix apple cider, lemon peel, and sugar. Heat on low until the sugar is dissolved. In a mug put 1tsp of butter, 2 whole cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, and rum to taste. In the same mug add hot cider/sugar mix and steep for 2 to 3 minutes. Skim cloves and lemon peel, remove cinnamon stick, and serve.
This is an extraordinarily rich beverage, and will no doubt contribute to the weal of your “winter coat”! Prost!
Recipe by Cody & Patty Dickerson.