“In 'Autumn Gatherings' by Rick Rodgers”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse and squeeze out a 12-inch square of cheesecloth.
  2. Wrap the ginger, star anise, cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, and Sichuan peppercorns in the cheesecloth.
  3. Using a piece of kitchen twine, tie it into a packet.
  4. Pour the cider in a large nonreactive saucepan and add the spice bundle.
  5. Bring to a simmer over med-low heat, stirring occasionally.
  6. Ladle the cider into warmed mugs.
  7. Add a dry cinnamon stick to each mug, and spike with Calvados.
  8. Top each with a pat of butter.
  9. Serve hot.

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