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Crock Pot Bourbon Apple Cider

Though sipping fresh apple cider right from the jug is tempting, this bourbon-spiked slow cooker recipe is nearly as easy—and worth the wait. Spices and citrus give it an autumnal kick, while bourbon’s caramel and vanilla flavors tie the whole shebang together.

The Essentials

apple cider
cinnamon sticks
bourbon
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Ingredients

6 cups apple cider
.25 Cup simple syrup
1 lemon
1 orange
2 cinnamon sticks
2 star anise
8 whole cloves
1.5 cups bourbon
cinnamon stick

Method

  • Add all ingredients except bourbon to a slow cooker and mix together.
  • Cover, and cook on low for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Stir in bourbon.
  • Ladle into mugs and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
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Strength:
Simple Syrup
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Ingredients

1 Cup White sugar
1 Cup Water

Method

  • Combine the water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and stir until sugar dissolves, then immediately take the saucepan off the heat. 
  • Let cool, then pour into a container (a Mason jar works nicely) and store in the refrigerator for up to one month.