This recipe was really good; however next time I'll leave out the extra sugar. It was a little too sweet for us, almost a little syrupy. The leftovers tasted better when I mixed them with some unused cider in the bottle. Go ahead and make this. You'll love the blend of flavors, and it's not too spicy.
This is a holiday staple in our house! Smells heavenly, tastes wonderful. The spices are not too overpowering. The family is divided on whether or not it's too sweet, so I just reduce the amount of sugar a bit.
I didn't use the apples or the nutmeg but the recipe was PHENOMENAL! Everyone kept asking me for the recipe and it was gone before I could get a second cup. This is definitely a recipe I'm going to keep.
Very easy, tasty and aromatic. Spices are not overpowering like some recipes I have tried. The only change I made was not adding the brown sugar, as we do not like it too sweet. I used homemade unfiltered cider. I liked the addition of the crystallized ginger. Made for Fall 2009 My 3 Chefs game.
I made a simplified version of this recipe for a potluck. Yum! I replaced the spices with pumpkin pie spice, added more candied ginger, and skipped the brown sugar and the apple. I also added my secret cider ingredient: black pepper. Yum!