Hot Mulled Cider

Hot Mulled Cider Recipe
Randy Mayor
A steaming fragrant mug of this cider is a welcome treat on a brisk fall afternoon. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or lemon slice, if desired.


4 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 127
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 11.2 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 0.2 mg
Calcium 1.7 mg


4 cups apple cider
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
10 black peppercorns
6 whole cloves
5 whole white cardamom pods, crushed
4 star anise
3 (1/4-inch) thick lemon slices
3 cinnamon sticks
1 (1/2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced


Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat; bring to a simmer. Cook for 30 minutes. Strain cider mixture through a fine sieve over a bowl, and discard solids. Serve cider hot.

Mary Lou Heiss,

Green Tea,

Cooking Light

October 2006
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