Spiced Apple Cider {Recipe}
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Serves: 12 cups
  • 12 cups apple cider
  • ¼ cup silan (date syrup) or maple syrup
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • ½ tsp. ground all spice
  • ½ tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • peel of one lemon
  • peel of one orange
  • rum to taste, optional
  1. Pour the apple cider into a large slow cooker. Add the silan or maple syrup, cinnamon sticks, all spice, and nutmeg and stir. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the lemon and orange and add to the slow cooker. Cover and set the slow cooker to low. Cook for 2-4 hours until warmed through. Turn the slow cooker to warm and serve.
  2. Optional but recommended: Add a bit of rum to each mug of cider.
  3. *This can also be made in a pot on the stove. Just bring the cider to a boil and tun it down to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes. Serve warm.
Recipe by Lil' Miss Cakes at https://lilmisscakes.com/2015/spiced-apple-cider-recipe