FOOD

Boozy Apple Cider in Apple Cups

Warm yourself from the inside out with the flavors of apple cider, cinnamon spice and bourbon, all in an apple cup.

FOOD

Boozy Apple Cider in Apple Cups

Warm yourself from the inside out with the flavors of apple cider, cinnamon spice and bourbon, all in an apple cup.

Ingredients

Boozy Apple Cider

  • Lemon juice
  • 1/2 gallon apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 piece anise
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Peel of 2 lemons
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup bourbon
  • 12 cinnamon sticks

Apple Cups

  • 2 large Honeycrisp apples

Steps

Boozy Apple Cider

  1. Pour apple cider into a large stockpot on medium-low heat. Add cloves, cinnamon, anise, nutmeg, lemon peel and maple syrup.
  2. Stir to combine, and bring heat up to medium-high until the cider boils.
  3. Turn down to a simmer and add bourbon.
  4. Pour 3/4 cup of cider into each apple and finish with a cinnamon stick. Serve while warm.
  5. Extra cider will keep refrigerated up to 7 days.

Apple Cups

  1. Cut the tops off of each apple and hollow out the insides, leaving 1/4-inch border around the edge. Brush each apple with lemon juice to prevent browning.