20 Minute Hot Apple Cider

Most hot apple cider recipes call for long simmering of apple juice and whole spices, but this shortcut in time is no short cut in flavour!

Between you, me and the apple tree, a shot of whiskey in a mug of hot apple cider is an excellent adult upgrade.

Hot Apple Cider

Most hot apple cider recipes call for long simmering of apple juice and whole spices, but this shortcut in time is no short cut in flavour!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 litre apple juice, preferable unfiltered pure apple juice but use whatever you can get
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • pinch cloves, ground

Instructions

  • Heat juice with spices in a pot on medium high, until it starts to steam, then turn down low and let sit for 15 minutes for spices to infuse. Serve and Enjoy!

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Notes

To Serve for a Crowd- 
Use your instant pot to make this simple to serve to a crowd!
  • For a 6qt instant pot use 4 litres juice, 2 tsp spice mix.
  • For an 8 qt instant pot use 6 litres juice, 1 tbsp spice mix.
Heat on sauté until it start to steam, switch to keep warm, and 15 minutes later you're ready to serve! I leave a ladle in the pot with the lid off, it'll stay nice and hot on keep warm.

Bulk Batch Apple Cider Spice Mix

Because you know I need to save time wherever possible, you can make this spice mix for quick & easy Hot Apple Cider.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon cardamom, ground
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves, ground

Instructions

  • Use 1/2 teaspoon apple cider spice mix per litre of juice. 
  • Heat juice with spices in a pot on medium high, until it starts to steam, then turn down low and let sit for 15 minutes for spices to infuse. Serve and Enjoy!

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