|Apple cider||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Cinnamon sticks||2 (3 Inch)|
|Whole cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Aspartame sweetener||2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)|
|Rum flavoring||2 Teaspoon|
In a small saucepan, heat the apple cider, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, and nutmeg until boiling.
Reduce heat and simmer gently for 5 to 6 minutes.
Remove from heat; then remove cinnamon sticks and whole cloves.
Stir in aspartame sweetener and rum flavoring.
Pour into two preheated cups or mugs. (To preheat mugs: Pour boiling or very hot water into mugs, allow to stand for 1 to 2 minutes, then pour out hot water and fill with drink.)