Mom's Hot Apple Cider
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 3 hours
Total time: 3 hours 10 mins
  • 1 gallon Apple Cider (from fresh apples)
  • 1 orange
  • 2½ tbsp whole cloves
  • 2½ tbsp whole allspice
  • 3 whole cinnamon sticks
  1. Add the gallon of apple cider to a large crockpot and set on "high". apple cider
  2. Wash and grate the peel of the orange into the crockpot, then slice the orange in circles and add to the crockpot. apple cider
  3. Crush two cinnamon sticks and add together with the whole allspice and cloves. cinnamon sticks spices
  4. Add the remaining cinnamon stick to the apple cider and cover.
  5. Heat on high for 3 hours.
  6. Use a small strainer to scoop out the seasonings before serving. apple cider
Makes 1 gallon apple cider
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at