Warm Mulled Cider

Warm Mulled Cider
Simmer apple cider with mulling spices, orange zest, and ginger to make a drink that smells as good as it tastes. Get the recipe. Photo: Francesco Lagnese
Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 serves


  • 1 navel orange

  • ½ gallon apple cider (not juice)

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 5 whole allspice berries

  • 6 whole cloves

  • pinch ground nutmeg

  • 1 1½-inch piece ginger, thinly sliced

  • 8 cinnamon sticks


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

  2. 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.

  3. Ladle into cups and serve warm with the cinnamon sticks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

142 Calories
35g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Calories 142
% Daily Value *
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 33g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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