Hot Apple Cider
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5 from 19 votes

Hot Spiced Cider

Tired of apples? Try using them to make hot cider! See how on Marilyns Treats! #apple 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: beverages
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, fall
Method: Stove Top
Skill Level: Intermediate
Servings: 8
Calories: 123kcal
Author: Marilyn Lesniak


  • 8 cups apple cider or apple juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 inches stick cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 2 3 x3/4-inch strips orange peel
  • Apple Mugs optional
  • Thin orange wedges and/or cinnamon sticks optional
  • Lemon wedges


  • In a large saucepan combine cider and brown sugar. For spice bag, place cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and the orange peel in center of a double-thick, 6-inch-square of 100% cotton cheesecloth. Bring corners of the cheesecloth together and tie with a clean string. Add spice bag to the saucepan with cider mixture.
  • Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove spice bag and discard. If desired, garnish with orange wedges and/or cinnamon sticks.


Use you crock pot to keep the beverages warm!
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Serving: 1/2 apple | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0% | Vitamin C: 0% | Calcium: 0% | Iron: 0%