Apple Citrus Cider Recipe
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Patricia Aurand of Findlay, Ohio shares her warm, comforting cider with a twist of pineapple and citrus that's just perfect for the season. And this tangy treat will warm hands of all sizes, big or small.
Recommended: Halloween Drinks
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 6 whole allspice
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 4 cups lemon-lime soda

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the apple juice, pineapple juice concentrate, sugar and lemon slices. Place the cinnamon sticks, allspice and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with kitchen string to form a bag. Add to pan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes. Discard spice bag. Stir in lemon-lime soda; cook for 4-6 minutes or until heated through (do not boil). Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Apple Citrus Cider in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 158 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 8 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 6 whole allspice
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 4 cups lemon-lime soda
  1. In a large saucepan, combine the apple juice, pineapple juice concentrate, sugar and lemon slices. Place the cinnamon sticks, allspice and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with kitchen string to form a bag. Add to pan.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes. Discard spice bag. Stir in lemon-lime soda; cook for 4-6 minutes or until heated through (do not boil). Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Apple Citrus Cider in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006, p42

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Cricket1g User ID: 1811284 129085
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2013

"Can you give the amount of Pineapple Concentrate that is used in the recipe. I only see the 8 cups of apple."

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