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Citrus Apple Cider

I really enjoy this hot cider because it has a citrus tang unlike other recipes I've tried. Not only do I like the flavor combination, but I love the aroma it adds to my home. —Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 quart unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1.4 teaspoons whole cloves
  • Additional cinnamon sticks, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the first eight ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Strain, discarding cinnamon sticks and cloves. Serve warm; garnish with additional cinnamon sticks if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 157 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • dhanson
    Jan 12, 2013

    We have made this a holiday special every year. I get a lot of compliments on this recipe.