Apricot-Apple Cider Sipper

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Make the perfect cool-weather party punch. This warm fruity sipper is sweet and spicy, and guaranteed to warm you from the toes up.

Ingredients

  • 1 gallon apple cider
  • 1 (11.5-ounce) can apricot nectar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Preparation

  1. Bring all ingredients to a boil in a Dutch oven; reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Serve hot.
  2. Apple Cider Sipper: Omit nectar. Makes 19 cups.

October 2002