Brandy Mulled Cider

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Brandy Mulled Cider

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Glass mug filled with cider, cinnamon sticks and apple slices

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Recipe Data

8
Servings
5min
Prep
25min
Total

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Description

Celebrate the season with this classic boozy cocktail.

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Servings and Ingredients

Ingredients
Serves 8
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1vanilla bean
1(64-oz.) bottle Hy-Vee apple cider
¼ c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
c.fresh orange juice
3cinnamon sticks, plus additional for garnish, if desired
10whole allspice
10whole cloves
½ c.brandy, such as E&J Brandy
1Honeycrisp apple, cored and thinly sliced, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Large pot
  • 100-percent-cotton cheese cloth
  • Kitchen string

Directions

  1. Halve vanilla bean crosswise; reserve one half for another use. Split remaining half and scrape out seeds; add seeds to a large pot, reserving vanilla pod. Stir in apple cider, sugar, and orange juice.

  2. Place vanilla bean pod, cinnamon sticks, allspice, and cloves in the center of a double-thick, 6-inch square of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Tie closed with clean kitchen string. Add bag to pot. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and discard spice bag. Stir in brandy.

  3. Serve cider in mugs. Garnish with apple slices and cinnamon sticks, if desired.

Nutrition facts

Servings

190 Calories per serving
8-oz.

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 25mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Protein: 0g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 0%
0%
Vitamin C 15%
0%
Iron 2%
0%
Calcium 2%

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Seasons December 2017