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Homemade Apple Cider

Rated as 4.31 out of 5 Stars

"Homemade apple cider."
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Ingredients

7 h 35 m servings 83 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 gallon cider)

Directions

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  1. Place apples in a large stockpot and add enough water cover by at least 2 inches. Stir in sugar, cinnamon, and allspice. Bring to a boil. Boil, uncovered, for 1 hour. Cover pot, reduce heat, and simmer for 2 hours.
  2. Strain apple mixture though a fine mesh sieve. Discard solids. Drain cider again though a cheesecloth lined sieve. Refrigerate until cold.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • Cider may be frozen for longer storage.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 83 calories; 0.2 g fat; 21.9 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is an excellent recipe! I used the same recipe, but I used my juicer to juice the apples instead of heating and simmering them on the stove. I highly recommend using a juicer if you have on...

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I live in China and was missing apple cider so much. I made this recipe at home and was so excited when it was finished but was shocked at how sweet it was. The apple taste was wonderful but the...

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This is an excellent recipe! I used the same recipe, but I used my juicer to juice the apples instead of heating and simmering them on the stove. I highly recommend using a juicer if you have on...

Try simmering everything in a crock pot and strain it when you get home from work - easy peasy!

I live in China and was missing apple cider so much. I made this recipe at home and was so excited when it was finished but was shocked at how sweet it was. The apple taste was wonderful but the...

I just finished making it. It was simple, but time consuming. I made it exactly as written. It is very good. My picky 12 year old even drank a cup and said she would drink it again. I will ...

I made this today using ten very large apples, cores removed, and following the rest of the proportions. I reduced the heat on the boil - just barely kept it boiling but not boiling too hard - ...

not sure why everyone is saying "time consumeing". I cut up the apples, filled the pan with water, put in the sugar and spices and threw it on the woodstove. was impressed with how simple the w...

Thank you for having a GENUINE apple cider recipe as apposed to all of the so-called recipes that call for apple cider as an ingredient to "MAKE" apple cider. I am applaud that allrecipes has pu...

Awesome! I made this exactly as written and it was delicious. While I would say make this when you're going to be around the house all day just so you can keep an eye on it, it is certainly NOT ...

This was an exciting new technique and recipe for me. I'm hardly an apple cider aficionado (and had to look up the difference between "juice" and "cider"), but this tasted really good, and the b...