Spiced apple cider is a fun drink to make for your family for a holiday meal or celebration. It's also an amazing pick-me-up on a cold Sunday afternoon while hanging out watching football. If you're serving it at a holiday party for adults, add a shot of spiced rum to each mug. Delicious!
6 cups organic apple cider
4 whole cloves
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1 star anise
5 tablespoons whipped cream (optional)
10 cinnamon sticks (optional)
How to Make It
Combine first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a simmer; reduce heat to low, and cook 15 minutes.
Ladle cider into small cups. Garnish each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons whipped cream and 1 cinnamon stick, if desired.