Hot Mulled Apple Cider
Drink Recipe

It’s hard to say which is more delicious—the flavor of mulled cider or its scent. Start with good-quality fresh apple cider, ideally from a nearby farm.

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Serves 6-8


8 cups good apple cider
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 whole cinnamon sticks
10 whole cloves
20 whole allspice berries
2 orange slices
2 lemon slices


1. Place the apple cider, sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, allspice, orange and lemon slices in a heavy-bottomed pan set over medium high heat.

2.Bring to a lively simmer, then reduce the heat to low and let the flavors develop for 10 minutes.

3. Ladle the mulled cider into heat-resistant mugs, taking care to leave the whole spices behind.

Preparation Time: 
15 minutes.