Spiked Cider

Spiked Cider

Ingredients: 
  • 1-gallon apple cider
  • 2 TBLS Mulling Brew or Cider Spice Mix with muslin pouch
  • 1/2 cup vanilla vodka
  • 1/2 cup caramel vodka
  • 1/4 cup Triple Sec

Directions:

Using 2 TBLS of either Mulling Brew or Cider Spice Mix placed in the muslin pouch, simmer 1 gallon of apple cider with spices for 1 hour on the stovetop in a large pan*. Allow cider to cool, remove pouch of spices, squeeze out, pour cider back into 1-gallon container and add in vodkas and Triple Sec, chill until ready to serve. If using a large decanter, add apple and orange slices in decanter along with Spiked Cider. If serving in individual glasses, add a small piece of apple slice or orange slices to each glass. Individual glasses may be rimmed with a cinnamon-sugar combination before adding spiked cider.
* You may use a 6-quart slow cooker to simmer cider in, follow above directions, but place cider and spices in a slow cooker, cover cook on high 1 hour, remove the lid and cook 1 hour additional on high uncovered.
Cinnamon Sugar Recipe:
  • 1/2 cup of granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon
Wet rim of glasses with an orange piece or apple piece, place rim down into a shallow bowl containing cinnamon sugar. After rimming glasses, carefully pour spiked cider into glasses before serving.
This can be frozen as well to make slushies!