Spices for Apple Cider

How to Make Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Making Hot Spiced Apple Cider is easy and perfect for fall, winter, and the holidays. 

— Kim Demmon, Today's Creative Life

Spices for Hot Cider

Cinnamon Sticks

Whole Cloves

Orange Peel - dried or fresh

Star Anise Seed Pods

Whole Allspice

Peppercorns Whole Nutmeg Cardamom (not shown)

Spiced Apple Cider Recipe

Break up larger spices like cinnamon and nutmeg into smaller pieces.

Mulling Spices for  Apple Cider

I like to store them in a jar. This keeps them handy for making mulling spice bags for hot spice apple cider or mulled spiced wine.

Mulled Spice Bags

When you're ready to make hot spice apple cider or hot mulled red wine, pour a generous amount of the spice blend into a small muslin cotton bag. My bags are 3 x 4 inches. Tie the bag tight.

How to Make Spiced Apple Cider

1. Fill a saucepan with apple cider. 2. Add mulling spice bag 3. Heat on low and simmer for 30 min. 4. Pour into mugs and enjoy. Garnish if desired. 

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