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Hot Golden Cider

No recipe image available.Simmer apple cider and apricot nectar with brown sugar and spices for a delicious golden glow to warm you up from the inside out.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 cups apple cider
2 (12.1/2-ounce) cans apricot nectar
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
100-percent-cotton cheesecloth
6-inch-long cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
Caramel-flavored candy stick, optional

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan combine apple cider, apricot nectar, and brown sugar.
  2. Cut a double thickness of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth into an 8-inch square. Combine cinnamon and cloves on center of cheesecloth. Bring up corners of cheesecloth and tie with cotton string. Add to saucepan.
  3. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove and discard spices. Serve warm. Garnish with caramel-flavored candy stick, if desired.

Makes 12 (6-ounce) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): calories: 97, total fat: 0g, saturated fat: 0g, cholesterol: 0mg, sodium: 6mg, carbohydrate: 24g, fiber: 0g, protein: 0g, vitamin A: 16%, vitamin C: 2%, calcium: 1%, iron: 4%

Recipe provided by Better Homes and Gardens - a member of the Home and Family Network for the best of cooking, gardening, decorating and more. © 2003 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.