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Mulled Apple Cider

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time2 hrsTotal Time2 hrs 5 mins

Keep this mulled apple cider in the slow cooker during your next Christmas party or holiday dinner, and you'll be the host everyone is talking about! Cinnamon, allspice, and oranges combine for the perfect winter flavors, while brown sugar adds a sweet kick. The best part about this delicious mulled apple cider is its simplicity! Just throw everything in the slow cooker and get back to celebrating with loved ones or putting up holiday decorations.

Close-up of a rust-colored mug filled with Mulled Apple Cider, a lemon wedge, and a cinnamon stick.

 2 qts apple cider or juice
 4 cinnamon sticks
 20 whole allspice
 15 whole cloves
 1 orange (sliced, but not peeled)
 ¼ cup brown sugar (add more or less to taste, depending on the cider/juice sugar content)
 1 tsp fresh ginger (minced and optional)
 1 anise star (optional)

Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker pot.


Cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours, until flavors are well blended (and your kitchen smells like Christmas)!


Serve warm.

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