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Homemade Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe

The perfect warm drink to warm you up on a cool day!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cider, Drink, easy slow cooker recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 235kcal
Author: Lauren

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker
  • potato masher
  • metal strainer or mesh cloth strainer

Ingredients

  • 4 gala apples
  • 5 granny smith apples
  • 1 orange
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cups water

Instructions

  • Core and chop all apples and place in slow cooker.
  • Slice and peel orange and place on top of apples.
  • Add 3 cups of water to your slow cooker.
  • Cook fruit on high for 3 hours.
  • Remove slow cooker lid and mash fruit with potato masher until few chunks remain.
  • Add 3 cinnamon sticks to your slow cooker, return lid, and let it simmer for one more hour.
  • Using a metal strainer or mesh cloth strainer, strain fruit until only cider remains.
  • Place cider back in slow cooker and turn setting to "keep warm" until ready to serve.
  • Serve with your favorite cider spices (such as nutmeg or cinnamon) or an extra orange slice. Enjoy!

Notes

  • You will need a strainer to make this recipe so that your cider is smooth and not chunky.
  • You can find cinnamon sticks at most grocery stores or on Amazon: https://amzn.to/32i2zo0

Nutrition

Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 509mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg