Apple/Plum Cider

Courtesy of Galen Johnson, Nage, Washington, DC

  • 1 gallon apple juice
  • Mulling spices
  • 8 plums, pitted and cut into cubes
  • Honey
  • 3 slivers peeled ginger
  • ½ bottle of red wine
  • 1 cup of rum

Pour apple cider into large stockpot. Add mulling spices and simmer on as low a heat as possible. Add plums to roasting pan, drizzle with honey. Bake in a 250 degree oven until the plums are tender, sweet and fragrant. Add them to the cider, along with the ginger, red wine and rum. Keep the heat as low as possible and let cook for 7 hours.

Published on July 12, 2010
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