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nancy and len jones' hot spiced cider

Recipe by
Fran Murray
Fountain Hills, AZ

This recipe was given to me by one of our house guests, Len Jones. It smells wonderful simmering on the stove at Christmas time!

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For nancy and len jones' hot spiced cider

  • 1 gal
    apple cider, preferrably unfiltered
  • 3 c
    orange juice
  • 2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 10 stick
  • 1 tsp
    whole cloves
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How To Make nancy and len jones' hot spiced cider

  • 1
    Place all ingredients in a large pot (stock pot works very well) and bring to a boil, uncovered. Boil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Turn off heat, cover, and let stand to cool a bit. Remove cinnamon sticks an cloves, and strain liquid.
  • 3
    Drink it as hot as possible, and enjoy!
  • 4
    Cool spiced cider completely before returning whatever remains to original apple cider container. Keeps well in refrigerator (and tastes just as yummy cold).