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- 1/2 8 cup fresh apple cider
- 12 cinnamon sticks
- 6 whole cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
- 1 3 inch piece lemon peel
- 10 1 1/4 cups calvados (optional)
In a large saucepan, bring the cider, 2 cinnamon sticks, the cloves, nutmeg and lemon peel to a simmer over medium-high heat. Lower the heat to medium- low and cook, without boiling, for 15 minutes.
Remove from the heat and stir in the calvados, if using. To serve, pour into mugs and garnish each with 1 of the remaining cinnamon sticks.