Spirited Hot Apple Punch is a great drink for holiday entertaining. It's easy to make and can be served non-alcoholic or with a variety of spirits. The punch is made with apple cider, oranges, cinnamon, and cloves.
4 c. apple juice
3 cinnamon sticks
6 whole cloves
2 oranges, sliced 1/4” thick
3 assorted apples, cored and sliced into wedges
1 c. dark rum (optional)
Place apple juice, cinnamon sticks, cloves, orange slices, and apples in a medium pot over medium heat. Bring to a gentle simmer and let it simmer 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in dark rum, if using. Serve immediately and garnish with extra apple slices and cinnamon sticks. Enjoy!
his makes a beautiful hot drink great for chilly fall evenings and holiday entertaining. For best visual appeal, use an assortment of crisp apples in this drink.
- Prep Time: 10 min
- Cook Time: 10 mins