Warm Vanilla Cider | Seasonal Apple Drinks | Apple Holler

Warm Vanilla Cider

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Warm Vanilla Cider

This tasty cider with some added flavor is a perfect winter drink!


6 cups fresh Apple Holler cider
2 whole nutmeg seeds
6 ounces (¾ cup) bourbon, optional
2 tablespoons packed dark-brown sugar
1 vanilla bean (split and scraped)
Honeyed Walnuts
Whipped Cream (you choose!)



  1. Combine apple cider, dark-brown sugar, nutmeg seeds and vanilla bean into a medium saucepan. Gently simmer over medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, and add bourbon if desired.
  3. Remove and discard solids.
  4. Divide among 6 mugs, and top each with a dollop or heaping of whipped cream and a handful of honeyed walnuts.

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