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Apple and Pomegranate Cider

Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Brew a batch of this fragrant cider to fill the house with holiday aromas. You can swap cranberry juice for pomegranate juice.

Ingredients

  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 1 (3-inch) strip lemon rind
  • 1 (3-inch) strip orange rind
  • 8 cups unfiltered apple cider
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice (about 3 medium oranges)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 large lemons)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 155
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.1 g
  • carbohydrate 39 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 3 mg
  • calcium 7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 4 ingredients on a double layer of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together; tie securely. Combine cheesecloth bag, cider, and remaining ingredients in a Dutch oven; bring to a simmer. Cook 30 minutes. Discard cheesecloth bag.