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Hot Cinnamon Cider

Warm up with a comforting mug of hot cinnamon cider.

from Like Grandma Used to Make

Quick look

  • prep 5 min    cook 18 min
  • serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1 quart) apple cider
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 12 whole allspice berries
  • 4 cinnamon sticks, each 3 inches long
  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 small red apple, cored and cut into wedges

    How to make it  23 minutes


  • 1

    In a medium-size saucepan, bring the cider, orange juice, honey, allspice berries, cinnamon sticks, whole nutmeg, and orange rind to a boil over high heat. Lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add apple wedges and simmer for 3 minutes more.

  • 2

    Strain through a tea strainer or a sieve lined with 100% cotton cheesecloth into a large heat-proof pitcher. Carefully pour in cider. Stir gently.

Hot Cinnamon-Cranberry Cider
Prepare as for Hot Cinnamon Cider, substituting 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail for 2 cups of the apple cider.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 208
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Carbs: 52g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g