Recipes and Cooking Bourbon Citrus Sipper 4.2 (26) Add your rating & review Sugar and spice make everything nice, especially when combined with a bit of bourbon. Leave out the alcohol if you'd like. It will still taste delicious. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 17, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 5 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 cup apple cider or apple juice (48 ounces) ¼ cup sugar 9 inch stick cinnamon 8 whole cloves ½ teaspoon anise seeds 1 large naval orange, sliced 1 medium lemon, sliced ½ cup bourbon Directions In a 3- or 3 1/2-quart slow cooker combine apple cider, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and anise seeds. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 hours. Add orange and lemon slices. Cover and cook for 30 minutes minutes more. Place a fine-mesh sieve over a large bowl; strain cider mixture. (Or use a slotted spoon to remove orange slices, lemon slice, and whole spices.) If using high-heat setting, turn cooker to low-heat setting. Pour the strained mixture back into the slow cooker to keep warm. Just before serving, add bourbon to cider mixture. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 138 Calories 11g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 138 % Daily Value * Sodium 1mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 8g Vitamin C 18.9mg 95% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 267mg 6% Folate, total 4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.