Harvest Apple Cider
I simmer this comforting cider in my slow cooker every fall. —Lesley Geisel, Severna Park, Maryland
Total TimePrep: 5 min. Cook: 2 hours
Makesabout 2 quarts
- 8 whole cloves
- 4 cups apple cider or juice
- 4 cups pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
- 1 tea bag
- Place cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with kitchen string to form a bag. Place the remaining ingredients in a 3-qt. slow cooker; add spice bag.
- Cover and cook on low for 2 hours or until cider reaches desired temperature. Discard spice bag, cinnamon stick and tea bag before serving.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 130 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 14mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Harvest Apple Cider in Quick Cooking September/October 2002