Contributed by Heather Forbes of Florida Crystals
Serves 6 to 8
2 quarts fresh apple cider
8 cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon while cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 cup sugar
peel of 1 lemon (yellow part only)
Mixture to garnish glasses:
1 slightly beaten egg white
Bring first six ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
To frost the mugs: Place 1 egg white into a small bowl and beat until slightly frothy. Dip the rims of 8 mugs or heat-safe glasses into the egg white and then the sugar.
Strain cider into mugs or heat-safe glasses. Place cinnamon stick into each glass to garnish. Serve immediately.