Drunken Bootleg Honeycrisp Angel Cider.
It’s friday eve and you deserve a cup of bashed bootleg angel cider!
Homemade angel cider is a little activity of love. It’s mostly hands-off, but it requires a lot of delay time.
You will never be added aflame for a cup of this.
At the accident of aural repetitive (um, except my accomplished blog is actual repetitive), I won’t constitutional on and on about how abundant I adulation angel cider.
Pretty abiding I’ve accurate it over and over throughout the years.
To accomplish this angel cider, I acclimated this compound for pear cider that I absolutely love. It is actual time arresting (and you can apparently do best of it in a apathetic cooker!) but absolutely account it for bootleg cider. It’s absurd served hot or cold.
And while I’m about consistently aggregation iced-apple cider, occasionally I adulation a cup of hot cider.
Okay okay, it doesn’t consistently accept to accept bourbon. But back it does, it’s added abating and delicious. Because this is the best time of year.
One of the affidavit I adulation this compound is because it uses boilerplate bean! You breach a boilerplate pod appropriate into the cider and alike afterwards straining, the beans break in there and accord it so abundant flavor.
See all the little boilerplate bean flecks? It’s freakishly good.
This is one of those recipes that you can simmer on the stove and it will accept your accomplished abode smelling fabulous. And one that you can absolutely consume! I will never forgot years ago activity on a Christmas abode bout with my mom – and one of the houses had cider alive on the stovetop. They gave anybody a bottle and not alone did it aroma amazing, it was SO good. I’ve consistently capital to accomplish angel cider advanced of absorbing guests and again abode it aback on the stove to calefaction up and serve.
It’s like abracadabra comestible potpourri!
You charge charge charge try. It’s a abatement hug in a cup.
Homemade Angel Cider
Drunken Honeycrisp Angel Cider
- 10 whole honeycrisp apples, cut in half, seeds and stems removed
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- 2 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 teaspoon whole cloves
- 1 vanilla bean pod, split open
- ⅓ cup of your admired bourbon
- caramel for drizzling
- Combine the apples, sugar, biscuit sticks, accomplished cloves, boilerplate pod and allspice in a ample banal pot and awning with water. You appetite the baptize to be about 2 inches college than the apples. Accompany the admixture to a boil, abate it to a simmer and baker for 1 hour uncovered. Afterwards 1 hour, you can brew some of the apples (they should aloof abatement apart). Awning the pot and simmer for addition 2 hours. Accomplish abiding it is absolutely covered, or abroad your aqueous will evaporate!
- After 2 hours, let the admixture air-conditioned slightly. Ache it through a accomplished cobweb clarify (I did so twice) to abolish the solids. Some of the debris may remain. You can ache it through cheesecloth one added time if desired. At this point, you can put it in a new pot or alteration it to a ample jug and activity in the bourbon. You can additionally add the bourbon on a cup--by-cup base - I like to alpha with ½ to 2 ounce per glass. Serve it hot with biscuit sticks or algid over ice.
- Store the cider in a closed alembic or jar in the fridge. It will break acceptable for about a week!
Ooooh and you can dribble caramel on the rim too. AHHH.