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Cranberry Spiced Cider

Feel warmed and refreshed after drinking this. It's even better when you're cozied up in a blanket and a book! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 152kcal
Cost: 10

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Tablespoon whole cloves
  • 8 cups cranberry juice
  • 6 cups apple juice
  • *optional- Cheesecloth or tea strainer

Instructions

  • Combine and stir all ingredients . This drink is a hot drink, meant to be served warm to your friends. 
  • *you may put cloves in cheese cloth or tea strainer to make serving easier. Or strain before serving.

COOKING IT IN THE PRESSURE COOKER

  • If you are pressure cooking your cranberry cider you can cook it on high for 15 minutes and let it natural release. If your pressure cooker has a slow cook function let it cook like a slow-cooker. 

COOKING IN THE SLOW-COOKER

  • Combine all the ingredients and let cook on low for 3-6 hours. 

SIMMERING ON THE STOVE

  • In a large stock pot combine all the ingredients and bring to a bowl then turn down and  let simmer on low for about 2+ hours.

Notes

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CINNAMON STICKS FOR GROUND CINNAMON? 

Yeah, it will work, but it won't have the same delicious earthy flavor as a simmered cinnamon stick. 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 76IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg