Recipes and Cooking Hot Buttered Cider 4.1 (8) To make a hot buttered rum drink, add 1/2 cup rum to this recipe. 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 June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 cup apple cider or apple juice 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar 4 stick cinnamon 1 teaspoon whole allspice 1 teaspoon whole cloves Peel from 1 lemon, cut into strips 2 tablespoon butter Cinnamon sticks (optional) Directions Combine cider and brown sugar in a large saucepan. For a spice bag, tie cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and lemon peel in a 6-inch square of 100 percent cotton cheesecloth. Add spice bag to cider mixture. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove and discard spice bag. Top each serving with 1/2 teaspoon butter and serve with a cinnamon stick stirrer, if desired. Makes 10 to 12 servings. Tips After discarding spice bag, chill cider and reheat to serve. Or, keep prepared cider warm in a crockery cooker on low-heat setting. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 128 Calories 2g Fat 30g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 128 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 6mg 2% Sodium 30mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 30g 11% Vitamin C 1.8mg 9% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 1.1mg 6% *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.