Hot Apricot Soother

Apricots have a sweet-tart flavor and beautiful deep orange-yellow color in this pretty and warming drink.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 5 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 8 cups apricot nectar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 canned apricot halves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • In a 3-quart slow cooker, combine nectar, water, and honey. Stick cloves into the apricot halves and add to slow cooker along with cinnamon stick.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours or until mixture is blended and hot. Working in batches, puree the mixture in a blender or with an immersion blender.
  • Stir in lemon juice and serve immediately.