Warm Cider and Rum Punch


For a fun and festive holiday gathering, make this crowd-pleasing spiked punch.


  • 8 cups apple cider

  • 1 apple, thinly sliced crosswise

  • 1 orange, thinly sliced crosswise

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 -inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 2 cups dark rum


  1. In a large pot, combine apple cider, apple slices, orange slices, cinnamon sticks, and ginger. Bring to a boil over high; reduce to a simmer and cook 5 minutes. (Keep warm over low, up to 2 hours.) Remove from heat and stir in rum. Transfer to a punch bowl; serve warm.

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