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Apple Fireside Sipper

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Apple juice partners with brandy to give a flavor twist to this sipper - ready in just 25 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
quarts (8 cups) apple juice
1/4
to 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2
cinnamon sticks
12
whole allspice
12
whole cloves
1
to 1 1/2 cups apricot brandy or apricot nectar

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium saucepan, combine apple juice and brown sugar. Cook over low heat until brown sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, tie all spices in cheesecloth bag. Add spice bag to saucepan; simmer 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove saucepan from heat. Remove spice bag; stir in brandy. Serve hot in small mugs or cups. If desired, garnish with apple slices or wedges and cinnamon stick.

Expert Tips

If you don’t have cheesecloth, add the spices (break up the cinnamon stick) to a tea strainer and place in the saucepan.

Double this recipe for winter gatherings and keep the beverage warm in a slow cooker.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
50g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
5 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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