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Homemade Apple Cider

Homemade Apple Cider is a fall or winter drink you can serve warm or chilled. Make this spiced cider on the stovetop or in a slow cooker.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Cider
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 96 oz
Calories 33kcal
Author Jen

Ingredients

  • 6 tart Apples
  • 6 sweet Apples
  • 1/2 Orange cut in wedges
  • 14 Whole Cloves
  • 7 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 4 cup Water
  • 64 oz Apple Juice
  • 2-3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg

Instructions

  • Core apples and cut into wedges.
  • Add all ingredients except brown sugar to slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on high for 4-6 hours.
  • Crush apples with a potato masher.
  • Cook additional 3 hours.
  • Pour mixture through a strainer/fine sieve. Be sure to press to extract as much juice as possible.
  • Discard pulp and return to slow cooker.
  • Add brown sugar to taste and cook 1 additional hour.

Nutrition

Calories: 33kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg