Hot Apple Cider

Hot Apple Cider

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Kay Skipper


I wanted a tasty, hot drink for special occasions during those cold Winter months. I finally found a winner in this recipe! I am sure you will agree this hot cider can't be beat during Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings.


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 - 12
10 Min
3 Hr


  • 2 qt
    apple cider
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 6
    whole cloves
  • 6
    sticks of cinnamon
  • 1
    sweet navel orange, unpeeled, thinly sliced
  • 2
    slices of lemon, thinly sliced, without seeds

How to Make Hot Apple Cider


  1. Combine all ingredients in large boiler and heat on low temperature (simmer) for about 3 hours. Serve hot after removing(straining) spices. (This recipe can be cooked in a Crock Pot on low for 3 - 4 hours.)
  2. *Note* Rushing this recipe by cooking at a high temp causes bitterness.

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About Hot Apple Cider

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #cider

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