Hot Apple Cider

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

1 gallon apple cider
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp. whole cloves
1 tsp. whole allspice

In stockpot or slowcooker, blend cider and sugar. Stir till sugar is dissolved. Place cinnamon, cloves, and allspice in a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners and tie with a string to form a small bag. Cut off excess and add spice
bag to cider. For stockpot, heat and simmer 5 minutes. For slowcooker, cover and cook on low for 2 to 5 hours. Remove spice bag before serving.

Can float orange slices on top.


  • can add 4 cups dry red wine for Wassail.
  • can use 1/2 gallon apple cider and 1/2 gallon cranberry juice, proceed as above.