Spiced Bourbon-Apple Cider

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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16 ounces apple cider

2 cinnamon sticks 

2 cloves 

2 black peppercorns 

1 star anise 

8 ounces bourbon 

Ground cinnamon, in a shaker, for sprinkling

4 apple slices 


  1. Put the apple cider, cinnamon sticks, cloves, black peppercorns and star anise in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Immediately strain the mixture into 4 mugs, divided evenly. Top with the bourbon.
  2. Sprinkle a small amount of cinnamon on top of each and garnish with an apple slice.