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Apples and apple cider have been shown to help lower people’s risk of cardiovascular disease, asthma, diabetes, some forms of cancer and are also a source of antioxidants.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 8 whole allspice berries
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 6 cups apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 (2-inch) orange rind strips
  • 2 (2-inch) lemon rind strips
  • 3/4 cup applejack brandy


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in sugar, peppercorns, allspice berries, cloves and cinnamon sticks; cook 1 minute.
  3. Add cider, honey, vanilla, orange and lemon rind; bring to a simmer.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in applejack. Strain; discard solids.

Applejack-Spiked Hot Cider

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