orange peel strips
Lemon peel strips
Milk or cream,
to taste, optional
To serve, combine in each cup 1 tsp of the grog mixture, 1 strip of orange peel and 1 strip of lemon peel. Add 6 oz of tea and stir. You can also add milk or cream and/or 1/8 tsp rum extract to each cup of grog, if desired.
Variation: omit the allspice and cinnamon and double the amount of ground nutmeg and cloves. Proceed as above.
Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Stir in the brown sugar and the spices and let the mixture cool. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.