Spice up your life with this scrumptious pumpkin cider (VIDEO)

Oct 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. ET

Now that it's officially fall, everything you make must be pumpkin: pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin candles... So why not add a little pumpkin to your happy hour, too?

This delightful cocktail will have you feeling like autumn inside and out. Pumpkin should just be named the official flavor of fall.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2-1/2 cups apple cider
  • 1/3 cup spiced rum
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • Cinnamon stick

Instructions:

1. In large pot, mix together pumpkin puree, apple cider, pumpkin pie spice and the cinnamon stick.

2. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low.

3. Simmer for at least 20 minutes.

4. Strain mixture through mesh strainer to remove clumps and cinnamon stick.

5. Add rum and mix.

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