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Sean Woods created this hot rum punch to salvage a bad batch of drinks. “We hired bartenders to mix up a bunch of things for a staff party,” he recalls. “What they made was terrible, but I couldn’t just throw it away.” He mulls apple cider and three types of rum with cinnamon, then spoons a dollop of absinthe whipped cream onto each serving. Slideshow:  Holiday Punch RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
4 to 5
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, warm the apple cider, rums, Simple Syrup and cinnamon stick over moderately low heat for 20 minutes; do not let the rum punch boil.

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  • Meanwhile, beat the heavy cream, absinthe, sugar and bitters to firm peaks.

  • Discard the cinnamon stick and ladle the rum punch into warmed mugs or heatproof glasses. Spoon the whipped cream on top.

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