This Instant Pot Apple Cider recipe is the best drink for fall, and the holiday season, to keep you warm! It's made in the pressure cooker with orange, lemon, apples, cranberries, cinnamon and cloves.
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7medium applescored and quartered (can leave skin on - a mix of Granny Smith, Honey Crisp & Gala)
1orange(peeled and cut into segments)
1lemon(peeled and cut into segments)
1whole star aniseleave out if you prefer or can't find it
enough water to cover fruit
1/4 - 1/2cupsweetener of your choicesugar, brown sugar, coconut sugar, maple syrup, honey, Stevia etc.
Place the quartered apples, orange, lemon and cranberries into the inner pot of your Instant Pot Pressure Cooker. Add cinnamon sticks, whole cloves and star anise (if using) and pour enough water to cover the fruit.
Place the lid on and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes. Allow to naturally release on its own or you can do a quick release after 10 minutes.
Mash the fruit with a potato masher to release the juices.
Carefully strain the solids from the liquids using a fine mesh sieve. Discard solids and store cider in an airtight container for up to 1 week or freeze for later use.
Instant Pot Apple Cider
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A 125IU3%
Vitamin C 24mg29%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.