Amazing Mulled Cider

DESCRIPTION

Mulled cider is the very best cozy drink! Infused with spices like cinnamon and cloves, you can make it in a slow cooker or on the stove (and enjoy that aroma!).

Amazing Mulled Cider


Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Yield: 8

Category: Drink
Method: Stovetop / Pressure Cooker
Cuisine: American

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 10 allspice berries
  • 10 cloves
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 gallon apple cider*
  • 1/4 cup rum, optional
  • 1 small orange, for garnish
  • Whole cranberries, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Toast the spices: Add the nutmeg, allspice, cloves, star anise and cinnamon to the bottom of a pot (or to a skillet for Slow Cooker instructions). Toast over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until fragrant.
  2. Stovetop cooking instructions: Turn the heat to low. Pour in the apple cider and bring to below a simmer, just barely bubbling. Warm for 1 hour on low heat (don’t let it simmer). Skim off any particulate if desired, or stir to re-incorporate it.
  3. Slow Cooker & Instant Pot instructions: Place the apple cider in the slow cooker or Instant Pot (pressure cooker) with the spices. Cook on low for 3 hours OR Normal using the Instant Pot “Slow Cooker” setting.
  4. If using, stir in the rum. Garnish with orange slices and cranberries, then serve.




NOTES

Doubles easily, and fits into a standard slow cooker or Instant Pot.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 8
Calories Per Serving: 114
% DAILY VALUE
0%Total Fat 0.3g
10%Total Carbohydrate 28g
2%Dietary Fiber 0.5g
Sugars 23.9g
0%Protein 0.2g
0%Vitamin A 0µg
2%Vitamin C 2.2mg
2%Calcium 19.8mg
2%Iron 0.3mg
0%Vitamin D 0µg
3%Magnesium 12.4mg
5%Potassium 250.5mg
3%Vitamin B6 0mg
0%Vitamin B12 0µg

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