Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Cider – A homemade favorite hot fall drink with fresh apples, oranges, and a blend of delicious seasonings made in a crock pot!
Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Cider
Making homemade slow cooker spiced apple cider is the best! I always go through so much during the fall whether I am baking with it or even just drinking a glass so making it at home means I can make as much as I want and have a constant supply of it all of the time! I love the fact you can just let it go in the slow cooker with only having to intervene once just to mash the apples a bit. It is so simple to make!
So far, I have used this apple cider to make the Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal and I am planning on using it in Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter and Baked Apple Cider Donuts! Basically, I am rolling in fall recipes right now, that all I have been eating recently!
I highly suggest serving it hot with a bit of homemade vanilla whipped cream, a pinch of cinnamon, and a salted caramel drizzle on top!
Tips for slow cooker spiced apple cider recipe
- Add some fresh cranberries in and it’s perfect to serve at a holiday party or Thanksgiving!
- Make sure you have a big enough crock pot! I used a 5 quart and it barely fit so anything smaller will be way to small!
- Use cinnamon sticks if you can, this the perfect recipe to pull them out and use them in!
Slow Cooker Apple Cider
A homemade favorite hot fall drink with fresh apples, oranges, and a blend of delicious spicedmade in a crock pot!
- 8 apples
- 1 orange
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1/4 tsp cloves
- 1/4 tsp allspice
- 8-10 cups water
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
Cut apples and orange into quarters. Don't worry about leaving the stems, skins, and core intact, it will get strained out later.
Combine all ingredients in slow cooker and cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours. Leave at least 1/2 inch space from the top of the slow cooker.
An hour before the apple cider will be done, use a potato masher to mash apples and oranges before letting it finish up cooking.
Pour apple cider through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher. Serve hot!
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