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

1990 Best New Chef Tom Valenti
Tom Valenti
November 2003

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active:
10 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Make Ahead

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

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