Rating: 4.5 stars
140 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 90
  • 4 star values: 31
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 4

This apple cider recipe is easy to make at home without an apple press. Cider may be frozen for longer storage.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
3 hrs
additional:
4 hrs
total:
7 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 gallon
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place apples in a large stockpot; cover with water by at least 2 inches. Stir in sugar, cinnamon, and allspice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil, uncovered, for 1 hour. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 hours.

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  • Strain apple mixture through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids. Drain cider again through a cheesecloth-lined sieve.

  • Refrigerate cider until cold, about 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories; protein 0.3g; carbohydrates 21.9g; fat 0.2g; sodium 1.2mg. Full Nutrition
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