This warming crock pot spicy apple cider has all the flavors and smells of Autumn. It’s the perfect drink for after a walk outside or a cozy evening near the fireplace or on the couch under a blanket!
Crock Pot Spicy Apple Cider
Yields 8 servings
½ gallon/2 quart apple cider
2 cinnamon sticks
Peel from half an orange
Peel from half a lemon
3 whole allspice berries
4 whole cloves
1 tsp. green cardamom pods
Optional: brown sugar and star anise to serve.
Pour the cider into a crock pot.
Contain the spices in a small bag of cheesecloth, tie the cloth with a string and drop it in the pot.
Cook the cider on low about 3 hours.
To serve, pour in mugs and garnish with star anise or cinnamon stick.
Tip: For hard cider, add apple brandy or rum!