This is a great drink for entertaining. You can serve it as is, or add some spiced rum for the adults. I like to serve this treat when my witchy friends and I get together. I find it sweet, inspiring, and nostalgic for the season.
½GallonFresh Apple Cider
½Fresh Orange½ zested and ½ juiced
4Whole Cinnamon Sticks
3Whole Star Anise
½Applesliced so the inner star shows
Orange Juice from the other half of your orange
Place all the ingredients in your slow cooker on high for 1 hour and then turn down to low.
Serve hot in a mug rimmed with orange juice and cinnamon sugar, and ENJOY!