Maple-Apple Hot Toddy
|5||cups no-sugar-added 100% apple cider|
|3||packets Stevia In The Raw® or 2 tablespoons Stevia In The Raw® Bakers Bag|
|2||tablespoons maple syrup|
|Peel from 1 orange, cut into large strips|
|1||teaspoon maple extract|
|4||ounces bourbon, optional|
|4||crosswise apple slices|
In a medium saucepan combine apple cider, water, Stevia In The Raw®, maple syrup, orange peel, cinnamon, anise, cloves, and maple extract. Heat gently over medium until steaming, then cover, reduce heat to low, and let steep for 30 minutes.
Remove from heat. Remove spices and orange peel. If desired, stir in bourbon. Divide toddy between mugs and garnish with apple slices, cinnamon sticks, and star anise.
Per serving (8 oz.): 120 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat, 0g trans fat), 29g carbohydrates, 0g protein, 0g dietary fiber, 25mg sodium, 26g sugar