Fall favorite warm-up adult style it is also good without the Bourbon. Make it in the slow cooker while preparing the rest of dinner.
6 cups apple cider or apple juice (48 ounces)
1/4 cup sugar
9 inches stick cinnamon
8 whole cloves
1/2 teaspoon anise seeds
1 large navel orange, sliced
1 medium lemon, sliced
1/2 cup bourbon
- Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 hours. Add orange and lemon slices. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more.
- Place a fine-mesh sieve over a large bowl; strain cider mixture. (Or use a slotted spoon to remove orange slices, lemon slice, and whole spices.) If using high-heat setting, turn cooker to the low-heat setting. Pour the strained mixture back into the slow cooker to keep warm.
- Just before serving, add bourbon to cider mixture.
Recipe from BHG