Hot apple cider fills the house with a delicious fragrance. Make it for brunch or a holiday such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas. Great for both kids and adults.
Tip: If possible, use unpasteurized apple cider for best taste. However, even regular apple juice will do in a pinch, given all then nice spices.
In a large stainless steel or enameled pot, combine all the ingredients. Slowly bring just to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
Strain the mixture through a fine sieve into a heat-proof pitcher and serve the mulled cider warm.
Note: You can also use a spice bag and just remove the spice bag when done simmering.