Hot Spiced Cider Recipe

Simple hot spiced cider recipe

The Spruce / Zorica Lakonic

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 2 mins
Total: 7 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
12 Calories
0g Fat
3g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 0g
Calcium 11mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple apple cider and spice mixture is served hot in mugs with cinnamon sticks for stirrers. This is a classic spiced cider, perfect for winter parties and events. It's the perfect beverage for a Christmas Eve party or any fall gathering.


  • 3 quarts apple cider
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for hot spiced cider
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  2. Put the apple cider, cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, and nutmeg in a large saucepan or stockpot. Bring to a full boil.

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  3. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve and serve hot in mugs with cinnamon sticks for stirring.

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  4. Serve and enjoy!

    Simple hot spiced cider
    The Spruce / Zorica Lakonic