- 10 cups apple cider
- 20 whole cloves
- 20 black peppercorns
- 12 3-inch x 1/2-inch strips orange zest (orange part only)
- 2 cinnamon sticks, cracked
- 2 vanilla beans, spli
- In a large saucepan over moderate heat, bring all ingredients to a boil. Remove from heat, and set aside to steep for 30 minutes.
- Strain mixture. Just before serving, reheat until mixture begins to steam. Ladle into mugs, wait 3 to 5 minutes, then serve.