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Autumn Spiced Mocktail

Gina
When sweaters go on then it's time to make this low-calorie perfectly wonderful Autumn Spiced Mocktail. Low-calorie cranberry juice is simmered with fresh ginger, cloves, cinnamon sticks, fresh-squeezed orange juice, and sliced granny smith apples to create a mocktail that is a sure crowd-pleaser for young and old.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Servings 4 cups

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups diet cranberry juice drink I use Ocen Spray
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1/2 Granny Smith appled cored and cut into slices
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 piece fresh ginger cut the size of a penny that's 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 empty tea bag or cheese cloth
  • orange slices rosemarry springs and cinnamon stick for garnish (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Place ginger, cinnamon stick, and cloves in to tea bag and pull drawstring tight. You can also tie spices in cheese cloth if you do not have a tea bag.
  • Pour 4 cups cranberry juice in a sauce pan. Place teabag of spices, orange juice and apple slices in pan.
  • Simmer over low heat for one hour.
  • Remove teabag of spices. Chill to serve cold over ice or serve immediatly if you would like it warm.
  • Garnish cold drink with orange slice and a sprig of rosemarry.  Garnish warm drink with a cinnamon stick.

Notes

If you are serving a large party this recipe can be done in a crock pot for 3 hours on low before serving.
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