A festive wintertime hot, mulled cider punch.
1 orange, washed
1 lemon, washed
1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
3 (3-inch) sticks cinnamon
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 gallon apple cider
2 cups orange juice
1 cup fresh lemon juice
- Carefully peel orange and lemon, keeping the rind intact as you peel. Insert cloves into the rinds.
- Combine the clove-studded rinds, cinnamon sticks, sugar and apple cider in a large cooking pot; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool completely.
- To serve, add orange and lemon juices to mixture and heat until hot, but not boiling.
Makes about 40 (1/2 cup ) servings.