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Warm Mulled Cider

Photo: Francesco Lagnese
Yield Makes 8 servings
Simmer this cider on the stove before your holiday gathering to fill the house with scents of the season like cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove.

Ingredients

  • 1 navel orange
  • 1/2 gallon apple cider (not juice)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 5 whole allspice berries
  • 6 whole cloves
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 1 1/2-inch piece ginger, thinly sliced
  • 8 cinnamon sticks

Nutrition Information

  • calories 142
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0 g
  • satfat 0 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 8 mg
  • carbohydrate 35 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • sugars 33 g
  • protein 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the zest from the orange to create long strips.

    In a medium pot, bring the cider, honey, allspice, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and orange zest to a simmer. Do not boil. Heat, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Ladle into cups and serve warm with the cinnamon sticks.