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Hot Mulled Cider

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner
Yield Serves 10 to 12
Float a few apple slices and some cinnamon sticks in this warming drink.


  • 2 qts. apple cider
  • 1 orange, quartered
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 (4-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 6 whole cloves

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a 3-quart slow cooker; cover and cook on low setting 2 to 4 hours. Remove orange sections and spices before serving.

  2. Variation: For a different twist, combine one quart apple cider with one quart apricot nectar and add some slices of fresh ginger root to the mix.

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