Mulled Grape Cider
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours
Makes12 servings (2-3/4 quarts)
- 5 pounds Concord grapes
- 8 cups water, divided
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 8 whole cloves
- 4 cinnamon sticks (4 inches)
- Dash ground nutmeg
- In a large saucepan, combine grapes and 2 cups water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Press through a strainer; reserve juice and discard skins and seeds.
- Pour juice through a double layer of cheesecloth into a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add the sugar, cloves, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg and remaining water. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours. Discard cloves and cinnamon sticks.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 231 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (56g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.
Sep 24, 2013
Besides the pain of picking grapes, this was amazingly delicious and well worth the work. My whole family loved it, great for a chilly fall night. Next time I might cut the spices in half.
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