• Place the cloves, allspice, and cinnamon on a 6-inch square piece double thickness 100 percent cotton cheesecloth. Bring up corners and tie with clean kitchen string.

  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a large saucepan; add the spice bag. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove and discard spice bag before serving. Serve warm or cover and chill up to 1 week. Makes about 4 cups.

Nutrition Facts

54 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 147 mg sodium. 108 mg potassium; 14 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 0 g protein; 49 IU vitamin a; 21 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 8 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 20 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;