Cozy Up With Ina Garten's Hot Spiced Apple Cider

by Christie Grimm · October 13, 2020

    'Tis the season for cinnamon, spice and everything nice. 

    And apples! 

    Oh, and duh - alcohol!

    In the market for a cozy, boozy night in? Desperate to make your apartment smell like autumn punched you up the nose? Ina Garten's Hot Spiced Apple Cider recipe is precisely what you need. Straight from her new cookbook Modern Comfort Food, this tasty fall treat might take you a good 10 or so minutes in the kitchen, but trust us, it will totally be worth it.

    Stock up on the below and head to Ina's site for the detailed directions to whip this puppy up!

  • 4 cups fresh apple cider
  • 4 whole black peppercorns
  • 6 or 7 (2 to 3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 3 whole dried cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 navel orange
  • Good bourbon, such as Maker’s Mark (optional)
  • 1 crisp red apple
  • [Photo via @inagarten]