Warm Cranberry and Cinnamon Cider

Warm Cranberry and Cinnamon Cider

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Warm up with a mug of this sweet and tart festive holiday beverage.


  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 12 whole allspice berries
  • 4 cinnamon sticks, each 3 inches long
  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 small red apple, cored and cut into wedges


  1. Place the cider, cranberry juice, orange juice, honey, allspice berries, cinnamon sticks, whole nutmeg, and orange rind in a large sauce pan, and simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  2. Drop in the apple wedges and simmer for an additional 3 minutes.
  3. Strain the mixture and transfer to a large pitcher. Stir and serve.


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