This recipe appears in:Spiked Hot Cider: 5 Fun Variations to Make at Home
This warm cocktail is spiked with bourbon and ginger liqueur. Cracked black pepper underscores the ginger's subtle burn.
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- 8 ounces apple cider
- 4 ounces bourbon
- 3 ounces ginger liqueur, such as Domaine de Canton
- Lemon juice to taste
- 4 Luxardo cherries
- Cracked black pepper
Bring cider and bourbon to a simmer in small saucepan. Stir in ginger liqueur and add lemon juice to taste. Divide cherries between 2 heatproof glasses or mugs and pour in cider combination. Sprinkle with pepper and serve immediately.