Mulled Apple Cider contains only 6 ingredients and is ready in less than 30 minutes. Enjoy the flavors of cinnamon, allspice berries, cloves, apple cider, and oranges all mixed together in this cozy drink.
This Mulled Apple Cider is perfect for any occasion from parties, potlucks, to just watching movies during the holiday season. Your home will be filled with the wonderful aroma of apples and cinnamon!
Children and adults will enjoy sipping this holiday beverage.
In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have comforting, apple cider infused with cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and oranges ready to enjoy!
HOW TO MAKE MULLED APPLE CIDER
Apple cider is heated and infused with Christmas flavors like cinnamon, allspice berries, cloves, and oranges for a comforting holiday drink the whole family will enjoy! Are you ready to get started?
You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.
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MULLED APPLE CIDER INGREDIENTS
This quick and easy Mulled Apple Cider recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a cozy drink your family will love.
All you need is:
- apple cider or unfiltered apple juice
- whole allspice berries
- whole cloves
- a few cinnamon sticks
- a lemon
MULLED APPLE CIDER RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
First, peel the oranges and the lemon. In a large pot combine the orange and lemon peel.
Add the broken cinnamon sticks, allspice berries, and the cloves. Pour the apple cider in the pot.
Let it come to a boil over medium heat. Lower the heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes on low heat.
Strain the mixture in mugs or cups. Serve hot or warm with a cinnamon stick, apple and/or orange slices.
In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have the best Mulled Apple Cider drink that’s sure to become a new favorite!
MULLED APPLE CIDER TIPS AND QUESTIONS
If you’ve never made Mulled Apple Cider, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.
Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.
HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE MULLED APPLE CIDER?
This recipe is so simple it is ready in less than 30 minutes. This Mulled Apple Cider recipe takes approximately 25 minutes. TOTAL.
- About 5 minutes to peel the oranges and lemon
- Close to 10 minutes to boil the Mulled Apple Cider
- Around 10 minutes of simmering the Mulled Apple Cider
HOW DO I MAKE THIS MULLED APPLE CIDER SWEETER?
If this recipe for Mulled Apple Cider is not sweet enough for you simply add ¼ cup of honey, maple syrup, or brown sugar to the mixture and heat until dissolved.
WHAT GOES WELL WITH MULLED APPLE CIDER?
Mulled Apple Cider goes well with a wide variety of snacks and desserts.
Some of my personal favorites include:
- Brie and Crackers
- Sugar Cookies
- Gingerbread Men
- Fruit Cake
- Apple Cider Donuts
HOW CAN I STORE MULLED APPLE CIDER?
You can easily store Mulled Apple Cider in a container in your fridge for up to 3 days. When you want some, simply reheat the portion on the stovetop or in the microwave.
CAN YOU DRINK MULLED APPLE CIDER COLD?
You can drink Mulled Apple Cider hot or cold. Most people prefer to drink it hot or warm.
WHAT DOES THE WORD ‘MULLED’ MEAN?
For this recipe, mulled means to heat and add spice.
WHAT ALCOHOL GOES WELL WITH MULLED APPLE CIDER?
The following alcohol goes well with Mulled Apple Cider: bourbon, calvados, cognac, cinnamon schnapps, spiced rum, and rum. Make sure to add any alcohol after you have finished heating the Mulled Apple Cider.
If you add alcohol while you are heating up the cider the alcohol will lose its potency.
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS MULLED APPLE CIDER RECIPE?
This simple Mulled Apple Cider recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile. Try adding some spiced rum to the drink for adults. YUM!
MULLED APPLE CIDER RECIPE
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