Hot Cranberry Cider

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.


25-30 servings (1 gallon)

Updated: Sep. 09, 2022
Adding colorful appeal to a wintertime meal is a easy—just turn to this tasty cider. The cranberry juice gives it lots of flavor, too. —Anna Mary Beiler, Strasburg, Pennsylvania
Hot Cranberry Cider Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 quarts unsweetened apple juice or cider
  • 1 quart cranberry juice
  • 2 to 3 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon sticks (3-1/2 inches)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large kettle; bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove cloves and cinnamon stick. Serve warm.