What’s more perfect on a cold day then a little rum to warm you up? This recipe, courtesy of Esquire Magazine, is a perfect holiday cocktail. Serve it to any friends or family you have visiting or make it for yourself on a cold night!


  • 6 orange(s)
  • clove(s)
  • 1 bottle rum — rum
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 1/2 gallon sweet apple cider


Stud oranges with cloves and bake until they soften. Place them in a punch bowl and add rum and sugar. Set fire to the rum (Jamaican rum is recommended) and in a few minutes begin slowly adding cider, thus extinguishing the flames. Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg, and keep the mixture hot.

Recipe via Esquire Magazine

Enjoy! Let me know how you like it in the comments below or tweet at me @ShesConnected!