Buttered Rum-Spiced Cider

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
cups apple cider
1/2
teaspoon whole cloves
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
3
cinnamon sticks
6
tablespoons butter
6
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3/4
cup rum

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat cider, cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon sticks to boiling in 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes. Strain cider mixture to remove cloves and cinnamon sticks if desired.
  • 2
    For each serving, place 1 tablespoon butter, 1 tablespoon brown sugar and 2 tablespoons rum in mug. Fill with hot cider.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Crush a couple of butterscotch candies and sprinkle on top of the cider for a pretty--and yummy--garnish.
  • Serve a delicious nonalcoholic spiced cider by preparing as directed but omitting the butter, brown sugar and rum.
  • For the best flavor in this spiced drink, be sure to use butter instead of margarine or spread products.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
275
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
7 g
Cholesterol
30 mg
Sodium
90 mg
Potassium
350 mg
Total Carbohydrate
42 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
3 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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