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.
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.
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
-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 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
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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