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hot spiced cider

Recipe by
Beverley Williams
San Antonio, TX

We love this cider during cold weather, and especially at Christmas.

yield 16 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hot spiced cider

  • 1 gal
    apple cider
  • 1 sm
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    whole cloves
  • cinnamon sticks for garnish (if desired)

How To Make hot spiced cider

  • 1
    Poke the cloves into the orange. Be sure the buds are still visible.
  • 2
    Place the cider in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the allspice, nutmeg and brown sugar. Stir to dissolve the sugar. Bring to a slow boil.
  • 3
    Add the clove covered orange to the cider. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Remove the orange.
  • 4
    Serve hot in mugs. Garnish with cinnamon sticks if desired.