Slow cookers are perfect for slow-simmered beverages like mulled ciders and for keeping hot beverages warm throughout a party or open house.
Spiced Caramel CiderIf you'd prefer a beverage with less spice, try substituting apple juice for the apple cider. It's fantastic either way.
Berry-Lemonade TeaHere's a refreshingly fruity mix of tea and lemonade that is delicious hot or cold--depending on the season. You can even spike it!
Mocha Hot ChocolateServe this coffee-flavored hot chocolate with a batch of your favorite biscotti.
Ginger-Lemon Hot ToddiesGinger infuses this lemony hot toddy with spiciness--the perfect antidote to chilly winter weather.
Hot Mulled Ginger-Spiced CiderPeeled fresh ginger adds a spicy bite to this apple cider, and apple jelly adds extra sweetness. With a 12-cup yield, this cider is great for a party or an open house.
Easy Swedish GlöggGlögg is a traditional Swedish holiday beverage in that's similar to wassail or mulled wine. Serving it directly from a slow cooker is a great way to keep the brew warm without overcooking it.
Spiced Pear CiderWelcome autumn with a pear version of spiced apple cider that uses both pear juice and nectar. Cinnamon sticks, allspice, and cloves create an appealing aroma and flavor for the cider.
Spirited Hot MochaAdd a spirited touch to this coffee-flavored hot chocolate with a splash of brandy. It's a great beverage to serve at a holiday open house, and you can serve it directly from the slow cooker. If you want a non-alcoholic version, just leave out the brandy.
Warm Homemade LemonadeTart and tangy warm lemonade is a refreshing departure from sweet fruit ciders and mulled wines. Some claim that a little warm lemonade with a spoonful of honey and a splash of whiskey is the sure cure for a sore throat!
Hot Mulled CiderFloat a few apple slices and some cinnamon sticks in this warming drink.