Heartwarming Cider

Southern Living
Heartwarming CiderRecipe

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Spiced with the right ingredients--ground ginger, allspice, nutmeg--this classic fall drink is transformed into a festive treat. Optional: Serve with rum.

Makes 17 cups


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1 gal. apple cider
1/3 cup sorghum syrup
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
4 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Bring apple cider, sorghum syrup, fresh lemon juice, cinnamon sticks, ground allspice, ground ginger, and ground nutmeg to a boil in a Dutch oven over high heat; reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Serve hot.

Created date

September 2015