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Spiced Apple Cider Recipe

If you’ve never made homemade apple cider then you need to stop what you are doing and go make it now. Seriously, it’s that good!

This spiced apple cider recipe is so delicious and it makes the whole house smell pretty amazing. It’s also a pretty simple recipe to make. Perfect for all those upcoming holiday parties.

Nothing says fall like the house smelling like homemade spiced apple cider. This apple cider recipe is so delicious and so easy to make.

Spiced Apple Cider Recipe

This traditional recipe is a favorite during the holidays. You can also use your crockpot to make this homemade apple cider.

Cider Ingredients:

12  assorted  small-medium apples
1 small orange
1 C brown sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon
2-3 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp ground cloves
water to cover

Cider Directions:

-Wash and chop whole apples and orange (no need to remove peels, seeds, or stems)
-Put all into a large pot. Add spices.
-Cover with water bringing to a boil. Continue to boil uncovered for 1 hour.
-Cover.  Simmering for 2 hours.
-Using a potato masher roughly mash all ingredients.
-Continue to simmer until cider is dark tasting sweet and spicy. Allow to cool.
-Strain everything into a large pot.
Store in a refrigerator.

If you want to put a fun twist on this recipe try some of the options below to really make this apple cider your own.

Poison Apple

Poison Apple Ingredients:

4 oz apple cider
4 oz Cranberry juice

Poison Caramel Apple Cider

Poison Caramel Apple Cider Ingredients:

8 oz apple cider
1 tbsp. caramel sauce
Serve warm

As you can see you can really do just about anything with this recipe. I’ve even seen people do a pumpkin spiced apple cider recipe. I haven’t personally tried it, but I hear that it’s pretty tasty!

What are your favorite apple cider combinations? Tell me in the comments!

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Thursday 15th of November 2018

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