Tested till perfect Hot Rum-Spiced Cider

Hot Rum-Spiced Cider

Keep this punch warm in a slow cooker or on the stove top. 

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Livng Holiday Cookbook: Fall 2009

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  • Portion size 12


  • 8 cups 8cupssweetened apple cider
  • 2 cups 2cupsspiced rum
  • 6 6clovecloves
  • 4 4star anise
  • 4 4green cardamom podgreen cardamom pods
  • 1 1cinnamon stickcinnamon sticks
  • 1 1strip (2 inch/5 cm) lemon rind


  • 1 1appleapples, cored and sliced
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplemon juice
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In saucepan over medium-high heat, bring cider, rum, cloves, star anise, cardamom, cinnamon, lemon rind and 2 cups (500 mL) water just to simmer. Reduce heat to low; cook, without simmering, for 10 minutes.

Garnish: Toss apple with lemon juice; stir into punch.

Additional information : Variation
Hot Rum-Spiced Apple Cranberry Cider: Substitute apple cranberry cider for the apple cider. Garnish with 1/3 cup (75 mL) fresh cranberries.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 124 pro 0 total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 25g fibre 0 chol 0mg sodium 7mg
potassium 213mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 6 vit C 3
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