(Recipe) Hot Spiced Cider

As the weather gets colder, there’s nothing more comforting than wrapping your hands around a warm mug of hot cider. Not only is this recipe bursting with flavor, but the heavenly aromas created while it simmers on the stove will leave your entire house smelling wonderful.

Recipe: Hot Spiced Cider

Yield: Nine 1-cup servings

Ingredients
8 cups unsweetened apple cider
1 ½ cups water
16 cloves
2 (2-inch) cinnamon sticks
1 medium orange, sliced
Additional cinnamon sticks (optional)

Directions
Combine everything but the additional cinnamon sticks in a 4-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Strain to remove spices and orange slices.

Serve warm with additional cinnamon sticks for stirrers, if desired.

Nutritional Information
(Per serving)

Calories – 90
Carbohydrates – 23 gm
Protein – 0 gm
Cholesterol – Less than 5 mg
Fiber – 0 gm
Total fat – 0 gm
Saturated fat – 0 gm
Sodium – 0 mg

Meet the Author

Heather Klug, MEd RD is a registered dietitian and cardiac educator at the Karen Yontz Women's Cardiac Awareness Center inside Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI.

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