Classic Mulled Cider | Reader's Digest

Classic Mulled Cider

A mug of this classic apple cider will warm up anyone on a cold winter night.

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  • prep 5 min    cook 35 min
  • serves 10

Make a batch of this spiced drink to warm up chilly carolers.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups apple cider
  • 20 whole cloves
  • 20 black peppercorns
  • Twelve 3″ x 1/2″ strips orange zest (orange part only)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, cracked
  • 2 vanilla beans, split

    How to make it  40 minutes


  • 1

    In a large saucepan over moderate heat, bring all ingredients to a boil. Remove from heat, and set aside to steep for 30 minutes.

  • 2

    Strain mixture. Just before serving, reheat until mixture begins to steam. Ladle into mugs, wait 3 to 5 minutes, then serve.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 177
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 12mg
  • Carbs: 44g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Fiber: 0g