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Hot Lemonade with Rum

  • SERVINGS: 4 TO 6

Many grandmothers consider hot lemonade to be good for whatever ails you. It is especially soothing when spiked with high-quality dark rum. This version is also great served chilled.

  1. 2 cups water
  2. 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 3/4 cup dark rum
  5. Lemon slices and cinnamon candy swizzle sticks, for garnish
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the water with the lemon juice and sugar. Simmer over moderately low heat, stirring frequently, until the sugar dissolves. Stir in the rum. Pour the lemonade into warm mugs, garnish with lemon slices and candy swizzle sticks and serve.