Products of the Hive

Hot Honey Cider

Makes 16-18 servings

  • 1 gallon fresh apple cider
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 6 to 7 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Tablespoon whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 apple
  • 1 orange
  • 1 cup dark rum, optional

Add cider, honey, orange juice, lemon juice, cinnamon sticks, cloves and allspice to a 2-gallon pot. Simmer on medium-low heat for 1 hour. Slice apple and orange into about 6 slices each, leaving the core and peels, and add to pot. Add rum. Serve warm.


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