Mulled Cranberry-Orange Cider

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8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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4 whole cloves
4 whole allspice
2 star anise
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick, broken in half
5 cups apple cider
3 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
4 orange slices
8 star anise (optional)
8 small orange slices (optional)


Place first 4 ingredients on a cheesecloth square. Gather edges of cheesecloth together; tie securely. Combine spice bag, cider, cranberry juice, sugar, and 4 orange slices in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, partially covered, 10 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Discard spice bag and orange slices. Serve with additional anise and orange slices, if desired.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 155
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 38.5 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 20 mg
Calcium 21 mg