A sweet and soothing way to warm your bones


•1 quart apple cider

•1 cinnamon stick, halved lengthwise

•1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced

•Zest strips from ½ orange

•8 whole cloves

•5 allspice berries

•3 Tbs. maple syrup (preferably Grade B)

Additional Information

  • Total Time: 10m


In a medium saucepan, combine the cider, cinnamon, ginger, orange zest, cloves and allspice. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Strain the mixture and discard the spices. Return the mixture to a gentle simmer and stir in the maple syrup. Serve warm.

VARIATION: For a “grown-up” mulled cider, add ¼ cup applejack, dark rum or bourbon to the cider after it has been heated.

by Josh and Brent

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Just received 22 inches of snow last night and do believe this is what I will be sipping on tonight! I love you guys