Hot Mulled Ginger-Spiced Cider

Hot Mulled Ginger-Spiced Cider

  • 3 whole cloves
  • 2 (1 x 4-inch) strips orange rind
  • 2 whole allspice
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 1 (1/2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger
  • 12 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 cup apple jelly
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Place the first 5 ingredients on a 5-inch-square double layer of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together; tie securely.
  2. Place cheesecloth bag, cider, jelly, and nutmeg in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
  3. Remove and discard cheesecloth bag.

Note:  This recipe is prepared in an electric slow cooker, freeing up the stovetop. However, it can be heated in a pot on the stove, if you prefer.

Yields:  12 servings


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