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Tropical Winter Warmer

While raising our family, we lived in a chalet on a lake. Winter morning were cold and frosty, so I'd often prepare this warm beverage. It's full of vitamins to give you energy on busy days. —Patricia Slater, Baldwin, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 quarts


  • 1 quart apple cider or juice
  • 1 to 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 2 cups grapefruit juice
  • 2 cups orange juice


  • In a large saucepan, combine cider and brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add cinnamon and cloves; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add grapefruit and orange juices; heat through (do not boil). Discard cinnamon and cloves before serving.

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