Blushing Cranberry Cider

Blushing Cranberry Cider Recipe

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Baby Kato


This is a lovely hot cider...served in a warm mug and garnished with orange slices. It is a delicious treat, after spending time out in the cold.


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5 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
    blood orange, blood
  • 1 c
    unsweetened pineapple juice, pineapple
  • 1 qt
    cranberry juice, red
  • 2
    cinnamon sticks, 3-inch pieces
  • 1
    fresh ginger, 2-inch piece, fresh, peeled/sliced lengthwise
  • 3
    whole allspice, balls (not ground)
  • 2
    cloves, whole
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar (or to taste)
  • 4 slice
    orange slices, (garnish)

How to Make Blushing Cranberry Cider


  1. Remove two, 3-inch-long strips of peel from the orange and set aside until needed.
  2. Next juice and strain the orange.
  3. To a medium pot, add the orange, pineapple and cranberry juices, orange peel, cinnamon sticks, ginger, allspice and cloves.
  4. Make sure to sample and add the sugar if desired.
  5. Heat over medium-high heat until it starts to simmer, then reduce the heat to low and continue to simmer 30 - 45 minutes.
  6. Strain the cider, pour into warm mugs, add orange slices and serve immediately

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About Blushing Cranberry Cider

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Hot cider

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