- 5 apples, peeled, cored, and cubed
- 6-8 cups water
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Add: herbs & spices of your choosing
In a large saucepan, combine the water, sugar, apples cinnamon, nutmeg, herbs and spices of your choosing and bring to a boil. Boil gently until the sugar is dissolved. Lower the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the apples are very tender about 20 minutes.
Remove from the heat. Let cool to room temperature before serving.
Serve as a warm drink with some breakfast items, such as toast, French toast, waffles, pancakes, or as an afternoon tea with pound cakes.