Pomegranate-Apple Cider Toddy

recipe
A hot beverage is often just what we want in cold weather or at the onset of a bout of cold or flu. This hot drink offers warm spice with cloves and sweet cinnamon. Substitute 1/3 cup rum for the apple cider if you'd like an alcoholic version.

Yield:

7 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 119
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 30.8 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Calcium 18 mg

Ingredients

8 whole cloves
2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
3 cups pomegranate juice
1/2 cup apple cider
1/3 cup honey
Thin tangerine slices (optional)
Cinnamon sticks (optional)

Preparation

1. Place cloves and 2 cinnamon sticks on a double layer of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together; tie securely. Combine cheesecloth bag, pomegranate juice, apple cider, and honey in a medium saucepan; bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 30 minutes. Remove from heat; discard cheesecloth bag. Garnish beverages with tangerine slices and cinnamon sticks, if desired. Serve warm.

Jackie Mills, MS, RD,

Cooking Light

December 2008
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