Hot Apple Cider

Hot Apple Cider

An old family recipe I invented a few years ago.



  1. 1 Gallon apple juice unfiltered
  2. 1/4 Cup brown sugar
  3. 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg freshly ground
  4. 1/4 Teaspoon ginger powder
  5. 1 orange large
  6. 4 cinnamon medium sticks
  7. 36 cloves whole
  8. rum brandy or


240 mins
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    Stick cloves into orange, spreading them out evenly around the orange. Slice the orange four times so some of the juice will come out while it cooks.

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    Pour gallon of apple juice into a large pot. Bring to a low boil.

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    Add brown sugar, freshly ground nutmeg, ginger powder, cinnamon sticks, and clove-filled orange.

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    Simmer for four hours on low heat.

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    While serving, pour about a half shot of rum or brandy into each mug before pouring in one cup of cider.

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