Mulled Cider

Mulled Cider

We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post.

Sharing is caring!

Spiced and Mulled Cider

It’s the most wonderful time of the year–the holidays! With Halloween just around the corner, and Thanksgiving and Christmas following soon after, it’s time to bring out the crockpots and simmer some warm mulled cider!

 

In most parts of the world, cider is commonly known as a fermented, alcoholic drink. But, in the United States and Canada it is a sweet, spicy drink for consumers of all ages!

 

That being said, you can always add a splash of spiced rum or brandy if you’re feeling up to it!

apples

In order to create the most irresistible mulled cider, I recommend you use as many apple varieties as possible! Make sure you have some sweet mixed in with some tart for a well balanced cider.

 

While I usually grab as many different types as possible, I like to focus on honey crisp, red delicious and granny smith.

apples

Adding an orange or two will totally revamp your mulled cider! I love how it enhances the flavor of the apples, and adds greater depth to all your flavors!

 

Also, be sure to not add the orange peel to your crockpot, as it will make the flavor a bit bitter! Just give it a quick peal and drop it in for the last hour, so as not to overpower the apples!

 

To get the most out of your cider, I also STRONGLY recommend using fresh, organic spices! Whole cinnamon sticks and cloves do just the trick.

 

Tip: instead of purchasing all new spice containers which can be pricey, just buy as many as you need from a spice dispensary! Many stores such as Whole Foods will offer this affordable option.

apple cider

 How To Make Mulled Cider

The best part of this recipe is it involves minimal prep, and you’re house will smell like fall all day long!

 

Simply rinse and chop your apples (leave out the seed-filled centers), throw them into your crockpot with the spices and apple cider, and be patient!

 

You can also make this recipe with water or apple juice, but I love the intense flavors of using already made apple cider, and enhancing it!

apple cider

For an aesthetic presentation, I love serving my fresh cider in a mug with a cinnamon stick inside! This is also a great way to add that extra pinch of flavor at the last minute!

 

Literally perfect to enjoy any time of day (I usually have a cup in the morning and after dinner!), drink up to your heart’s content!

apple cider

Pin this for later!

mulled-cider

Yield: 10 Cups

Mulled Cider

Mulled Cider
Warm, spicy and sweet; you'll love this slow-cooker mulled cider recipe just in time for fall. Also, the aromas will fill your home all day!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 Cups Apple Cider
  • 5 to 10 Whole Cloves
  • 4 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 10 Apples
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Tsp Nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Chop apples and oranges into slices.
  2. Add all ingredients, except the orange, into a large crockpot.
  3. Cook on high for 4 hours, adding the orange slices for the last hour. Return heat to low.
  4. Smoosh apples and orange with a potato masher (or large spoon) and then scoop out all ingredients with a slotted spoon.
  5. Enjoy! Good in the fridge for 1 week.

 

Sharing is caring!


Related Posts

Easy Vegan Carrot Cake

Easy Vegan Carrot Cake

Perfectly moist and full of holiday spices! You’ll love this healthy and easy carrot cake recipe, perfect for any time of year!

Oven Baked Cauliflower

Oven Baked Cauliflower

Looking for an easy meat alternative for the holidays? This oven baked cauliflower is comforting, flavorful, and so easy to make!



Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of