Spiced Hot Apple Cider

Spiced Hot Apple Cider



6 cups apple cider

¼ cup pure maple syrup

2 cinnamon sticks

6 whole cloves

6 whole allspice berries

1 orange peel cut into strips

1 lemon peel cut into strips


Pour apple cider and maple syrup into a large saucepan.

Place the rest of the ingredients into the center of a clean piece of cheesecloth.

Tie with kitchen string.

Put spice pack into the cider.

Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Do not boil.

Remove cider from heat.

Discard spice package.

Ladle cider into mugs

Garnish with a cinnamon stick if desired.


Photo Credit – CC BY by amlamster

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