Apple holiday beverage
6 cups apple cider or juice
1 cinnamon stick
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 cup honey
3 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp grated lemon peel
1 can (18oz) unsweetened pineapple juice (2 1/4 cups)
16 servings (about 1/2 cup each)
In large saucepan, heat cider and one cinnamon stick to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 5 minutes. Uncover; stir in remaining ingredients except Orange Stars and cinnamon sticks and simmer 5 minutes longer. Serve in punch bowl; float Orange Stars in bowl. Use cinnamon sticks as individual stirrers.
Cut an orange into 1/4" slices. Insert 5 whole cloves at equal intervals in edge of each slice. Cut out a wedge of peel and pulp between each 2 cloves.