Welcome your holiday guests with an easy Warm Cider and Rum Punch by Martha Stewart. This warm and spicy apple-rum punch features cinnamon sticks, fresh ginger, and orange slices infused with spicy fall flavor. Mix the warm mulled cider with dark rum before serving, or add the rum to each guest’s mug according to his or her preference.
8 cups apple cider
Martinelli’s Sparkling 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
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. This Warm Cider and Rum Punch serves 10 guests.