This CrockpotApple Cider recipe is easy to make in the slow cooker and the best warm drink for fall, and the holiday season! Takes just 5 minutes of prep time with a delicious combination of orange, lemon, apples, cranberries, cinnamon and cloves.
apple cider recipes, holiday drinks
8medium applescored and quartered (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 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 a 6 Quart Slow Cooker. Add cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, star anise (if using) and pour water over top (enough to cover the fruit).
Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.
Mash the fruit with a potato masher to release the juices. Cover and cook an additional 1 hour on low.
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.
Crock Pot Apple Cider
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 16.9mg20%
* 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.