Greet your guests with the wonderful Christmas aroma of cinnamon, cloves and anise. Makes four quarts (four litres).
Greet your guests with the wonderful Christmas aroma of cinnamon, cloves and anise.
4 qt (4 l) natural unfiltered apple cider
1/4 cup (60 ml) honey
2 cinnamon sticks, each 3 inches (8 cm) long
2 pieces star anise
10 juniper berries
2 large apples, thinly sliced
1 large lime, thinly sliced
1 large orange, thinly sliced
Wrap cinnamon, cloves, anise and juniper berries in a cheesecloth and place them in a pot on low heat with apple cider and honey. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the spices, garnish with apple, orange and lime and serve. Makes four quarts (four litres).
Source: alive #218, December 2000