Spiced Apple Cider

Spiced Apple Cider Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Spiced apple cider is a fun drink to make for your family for a holiday meal or celebration. It's also an amazing pick-me-up on a cold Sunday afternoon while hanging out watching football. If you're serving it at a holiday party for adults, add a shot of spiced rum to each mug. Delicious!


Serves 10 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 2 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 1.4 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 0.4 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 18.2 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 17 mg
Calcium 4 mg


6 cups organic apple cider
4 whole cloves
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1 star anise
5 tablespoons whipped cream (optional)
10 cinnamon sticks (optional)


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a simmer; reduce heat to low, and cook 15 minutes.

2. Ladle cider into small cups. Garnish each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons whipped cream and 1 cinnamon stick, if desired.

Amanda Haas,

Cooking Light Real Family Food,

Oxmoor House

September 2012
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