Hot Dr Pepper

Pour Dr Pepper into saucepan. Heat to simmering temperature, about 180°F, or just below boiling point (The beverage will appear to be boiling long before it is hot due to carbonation). Place a thin slice of fresh lemon in the bottom of the cup and pour steaming hot Dr Pepper over it. A fresh slice of lemon is required to give the proper taste of Hot Dr Pepper. Serve at once. This drink will be hot, it should be about 170°F when ready to drink.