I have been making this hot cider recipe for years.
It was made originally for me years ago by a sorority
sister for one of our winter sorority meetings.
It is deliciously sweet from the Red Hots candies
which equally add to its cinnamon taste.
The gorgeous red color they provide, with the help
of cranberry juice, make it the perfect hot
cider for the holidays.
Here is the recipe!
Red Hots Hot Cider Punch
Makes 1 Gallon+
1 gallon apple cider
1 quart cranberry juice cocktail
Tie in cheesecloth or place in tea ball:
2 teaspoon whole cloves
2 teaspoon whole allspice
2-3 sticks cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
8-12 ounces bag of Red Hots (to taste)
Heat cider, juice, spices, and red hots until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes and until candies dissolve. Take out spice ball or, if using ground spices, strain through cheesecloth prior to serving.
I hope this becomes one of your go-to hot cider
recipes like it is mine. Its great not just for the holidays
but for anytime during our colder months.
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