Hot Mulled Cider

  • prep time5 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 8 - 10
Patricia Heaton
Patricia Heaton

A lovely spiced drink to share with family and friends on a frigid day. 

23 Ratings
Directions for: Hot Mulled Cider


½ gallon apple cider

12 ounce hard cider, bottles

1 cup calvados

1 lemon, juiced

⅓ cup honey

3 cinnamon sticks, plus more for serving

3 cloves

1 star anise


1. Special equipment: a 6- to 7-quart slow cooker and a cheesecloth square

2. Combine the apple cider, hard cider, calvados, lemon juice and honey in a 6- to 7-quart slow cooker. Place the cinnamon, cloves and star anise in a square of cheesecloth, tie the ends together to close and toss in the slow cooker. Heat on high to bring to a simmer. Then turn to the warm/hold setting. Serve the cider in a mug with a cinnamon stick.

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