8 c. apple cider
4 whole cloves
Zest and juice of one large orange
Zest and juice of one large lemon
4 Tbsp. brown sugar
3 star anise
4 whole allspice berries
3 cinnamon sticks
Combine all of the ingredients in a large stockpot and simmer for 10 minutes over low heat. Keep warm over low heat. If you're interested in a bit more zip, add a cup of brandy to the mix. Serves 8.
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