Daisi Owens with My Stir Crazy Kitchen stopped by the News on 6 studio and shared how to make three drinks using a crockpot.
Hot Mulled Apple Cider
2 quarts apple cider
6 cinnamon sticks
1 medium orange
2 Tbsp whole cloves
Add the apple cider and cinnamon sticks to a crockpot.
Using a toothpick, poke holes all over the orange. Poke the cloves into the holes and place in the crockpot.
Cook on low for 3-4 hours.
To serve, add an ounce of rum to a mug and ladle in the hot apple cider. Optional: Place a cinnamon stick for garnish.
Kahluah Hot Chocolate
6 cups whole milk
12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
14 oz can, sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla
kahlua to taste
Add all ingredients (except Kahlua) to the crockpot and stir to combine.
Cook on low for 2 hours, stirring occassionally.
To serve, add a shot of kahlua to a mug and top with hot choclate. Stir to combine.
OPTIONAL: Garnish with whipped cream, marshmallows or shaved chocolate.
Hot Buttered Rum
2 cups dark brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 pinch ground allspice
5 whole cloves
3 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp vanilla extract
8 cups water
1-2 cups rum
Add all ingredients, except rum, to a crockpot and heat on low for 3-4 hours.
To serve, add an ounce of rum to a mug. Pour in the hot butter mixture and top with a sprinkle of cinnamon or ground nutmeg.