This simple apple cider and spice mixture is served hot in mugs with cinnamon sticks for stirrers. This is a classic spiced cider, perfect for winter parties and events. It's the perfect beverage for a Christmas eve party or gathering.
- 3 quarts apple cider
- 12 cloves (whole)
- 1 stick cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (ground)
- Put the apple cider, cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, and nutmeg in a large saucepan or stockpot. Bring to a full boil.
- Strain through a fine mesh sieve and serve hot in mugs with cinnamon sticks for stirring.
This is a tasty drink to serve at a Christmas Eve gathering or holiday party.