Autumn Cider

"This is a warming recipe for the winter months. Great after a dash through the snow. The recipe is from Plain & Fancy, a cookbook by the Junior League of Richardson, TX."
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  • Combine the cider, orange juice concentrate, brown sugar and water in a large stockpot; stir well.
  • Heat until steaming but not boiling.
  • Serve in mugs garnished with cinnamon sticks.
  • This can be prepared ahead and reheated as needed.

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  1. Debs Recipes
    This hot cider was wonderful on a cold winter evening! The taste of orange juice stood out, so I increased the apple cider and allowed my cinnamon sticks to steep awhile in it ~ Doing so balanced out the flavor nicely. Thanks Paula!
  2. Lavender Lynn
    This made a wonderful warm drink for my DH's mother 94th birthday party. Made for Aus swap.
  3. Darkhunter
    All the tastes of Autumn in a glass! So very good. Enjoyed the OJ in this. But I think it's the brown sugar that brings everything together for a true taste treat. Thnx for sharing your recipe, Paula. Made for Comfort Cafe Snow Queen Chalet Jan 2010.
  4. Sharon123
    I drank this in the late evening and it was very enjoyable! Just the right amount of orange juice. I did scale the recipe down quite a bit. Thank you Paula! Made for Zaar Stars!
  5. Baby Kato
    This was lovely Paula. A very satisfying drink. Citrusy and subtly spiced it warms the body, heart and soul. I let the cinnamon steep in the fruit juices (personal preference only). This drink was perfectly balance, sweet, tart, spicy, I loved it. Thanks so much for sharing.


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