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Buttered Orange Cider

On a cool autumn day, this warm spiced beverage from Edna Hoffman of Hebron, Indiana offers comforting flavor. Plus, it simmers in a jiffy. Have some leftover cider? “Use it instead of water when making lemon or orange gelatin,” Edna recommends.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups apple cider or juice
  • 1/2 medium unpeeled navel orange, sliced
  • 8 whole allspice
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1 orange peel strip (3 inches)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the cider and orange slices. Place the allspice, cloves, cinnamon sticks and orange peel on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with kitchen string to form a bag. Add to pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. Discard spice bag. Ladle cider into mugs; dot with butter mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 267 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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  • vahill
    Oct 12, 2009

    This is great for a fall gathering. All my guests loved the flavor.