1/2-1teaspoonfresh squeezed lemon juiceonly if needed
In a small pot on the stove or divided into 2 cups, combine all ingredients. except the honey and lemon juice. Bring to a boil either on the stove or in the microwave. Stir well, taste and add honey as needed, and a small amount of lemon juice if desired. Let the ground spices settle, then spoon off the top if desired. Enjoy!
Optional addins: a cinnamon stick, a squeeze of orange juice or a little orange zest, any other spices you enjoy in your hot apple cider.