Apple and Pomegranate Cider

Brew a batch of this fragrant cider to fill the house with holiday aromas. You can swap cranberry juice for pomegranate juice.

Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 155
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Calcium: 7mg


  • 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)


  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.
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