How to Make Hot Apple Cider From Scratch

Mulled apple cider is an apple juice mixture that has been warmed or heated, sweetened and spiced for added flavor.


– 4 Cups Apple Juice – 2 Cup Orange – 3 cinnamon sticks – 1/2 tsp whole cloves Optional Ingredients – 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg – 3 star anise – 4 orange slices, – pure maple syrup, for added sweetness

Step 1

In a large saucepan on the stove, combine the apple juice with the orange juice.

Step 2

Add the cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmeg, apple and orange slices into the cider pot. Turn on high and bring to a boil.

Step 3

Once the liquid is boiling, reduce to medium heat to a simmer. Simmer for 15-20 minutes

Step 4

Allow the mixture to cool, serve in a cozy mug with a cinnamon stick and ENJOY!