this is how you warm up on these cold snowy days. gather some friends, light a fire and sip on spiced rum. or just make a big pot for yourself 😉

rub #2 spiced rum punch  IMG_0538
yield: 4 servings

½ gallon apple cider
1 orange
10 cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1 tsp rub # 2
2 cups dark rum

  • preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • using a skewer pierce the orange 10 times all around the fruit and insert the cloves into each hole.
  • place on a sheet tray and bake for 15 minutes, until fruit is sweating and very hot.
  • in a small pot pour apple cider, cinnamon stick, rub #2 and the orange with cloves.
  • bring up to a boil and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • remove from heat, add rum and mix well.
  • serve warm.