LOOKING FOR A TASTY FALL BEVERAGE??? Look no further than an Apple Cider Toddy.
Start by making an apple cider reduction:
- 2 cups of Pure Apple cider (not from concentrate)
-2 cups of raw or demerara sugar
-4 to 6 whole cinnamon sticks
Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to a rolling boil. Stir while mixture is heating up to ensure the sugar is dissolving. Once mixture is boiling reduce heat and allow mixture to simmer. Simmer for about 20-40 minutes until mixture is reduced by 1/3.
Allow to cool and strain out cinnamon sticks.
BOOM! You have an apple cider Reduction!!
To make an apple cider toddy:
In a mug of your choice combine:
2 oz of your apple cider reduction, 1 oz of lemon juice and top with hot water.
If you’d like a cocktail version, add 1 oz of spiced rum or whiskey and 2 dashes of bitters.