Spiced Apple-Calvados Cocktails

This seasonal cider can be poured over ice or warmed and served in mugs with cinnamon sticks as a garnish.

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  • Servings: 12

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  • 1 quart apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/3 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • Salt
  • 4 cups Calvados or other apple brandy
  • Apple slices, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the cider, sugar, cloves, cinnamon stick, vanilla bean and seeds and a pinch of salt and bring to a simmer, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat, cover and let stand until cool. Strain into a large pitcher; stir in the Calvados. Serve over ice, garnished with apple slices.

Make Ahead

The spiced cider can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

Contributed By Published November 2003

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