6 cloves, plus more for garnish
2 cinnamon sticks
1 star anise
Zest of 1 orange, plus wedges for garnish
2 ounces pure maple syrup
1 Shot of rum per drink
Boil the cider to 175 degrees.
Add the cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise and orange zest. Remove from the heat and add the maple syrup. Stir.
If making with rum, pour rum into mugs. Strain the cider into mugs. Garnish with orange wedges studded with cloves.