Slow Cooker Mulled Apple Cider

Mulled Apple Cider is perfectly spiced with with fresh oranges, cranberries, and cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Directions for slow cooker, Instant Pot, or stove-top. 
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Citrus Cider, Mulled Cider, Slow Cooker Cider
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 134kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey

Ingredients

  • 1 gallon apple cider or juice
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 orange thinly sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 inch fresh ginger peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 whole allspice berries
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 inch fresh nutmeg grated

Instructions

  • On a coffee filter or piece of cheesecloth, place cinnamon sticks, allspice, cloves, and ginger. Tie off with butcher twine. 

Slow Cooker Mulled Apple Cider

  • Place juice/cider, pineapple juice, orange slices, cranberries, gated nutmeg and mulling spices in the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours or on high for 2-3 hours. Fish out spices and serve. 

Instant Pot Mulled Apple Cider

  • Place juice/cider, pineapple juice, orange slices, cranberries, gated nutmeg and mulling spices in the instant pot.
  • Cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Once cook time has elapsed, let pressure release naturally. Once pressure has been released, fish out spice sachet and serve.

Stove-Top Mulled Apple Cider

  • Place juice/cider, pineapple juice, orange slices, cranberries, gated nutmeg and mulling spices in heavy bottomed stock pan.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1-2 hours, watching closely. Remove spices and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mulled Apple Cider
Amount Per Serving
Calories 134
% Daily Value*
Sodium 11mg0%
Potassium 299mg9%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 10.3mg12%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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