Hot Buttered Cranberry Cider
Author/Submitted by: Joyce Rosencrans, Scripps Howard News Service (St. Pete Times, 11/3/94),
Ground ginger and cinnamon,
Cranberry juice cocktail
To serve, put a small spoonful of honey/butter in each mug or heatproof punch cup. Fill with hot cranberry cider. Stir w/cinnamon stick, if desired. Yield - about 2 1/2 qts.
Prepare the honey/butter mixture by blending softened butter, honey, and spices. This may be done ahead and refrigerated. When ready to serve, combine cranberry juice cocktail and cider (add fresh lemon or orange juice, if desired). Bring to boiling or heat in a party percolator. Have butter mixture beside the pot.