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Mulled Apple Cider

The Foodie Physician
4 from 2 votes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 129 kcal


  • 1 quart apple cider
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice berries
  • 6 strips orange peel (use a vegetable peeler)
  • 1 star anise (optional)
  • Brandy or rum (optional)
  • Cinnamon sticks and orange zest for garnish


  • Place the cider, cinnamon sticks, cloves, allspice, orange peel and star anise in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Simmer 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally. If desired, you can add a splash (or two!) of brandy or rum. Strain the cider and pour it into individual cups. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and orange zest. Serve hot. Enjoy!


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.8g | Protein: 0.27g | Fat: 0.12g | Saturated Fat: 0.05g | Fiber: 2.3g
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