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Hot Cranberry-Apple Cider

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Hot Cranberry-Apple Cider
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 12
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Warm up with a mug of our delicious cider made with cranberry juice, apple cider, brown sugar and cinnamon. For an adult version, add some spiced rum or cinnamon schnapps!
Updated Jan 26, 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 1 1/2 quarts cranberry juice (not cocktail, no sugar added)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • Spiced rum or cinnamon schnapps, if desired
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced

Steps

  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 15 minutes. Strain.
  • 2
    Pour into stemmed mugs and add a shot of spiced rum or cinnamon schnapps if desired.
  • 3
    Garnish with fresh orange slices. Serve hot.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    "This is my favorite hot drink to serve at holiday parties. It’s easy to mix up and have ready when guests arrive, and it makes the whole house smell wonderful. For a little extra zip, add a shot of spiced rum or cinnamon schnapps to each mug." - Andrea Meyers

Nutrition

110 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 23g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
230mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
23g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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