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Creamy Apple Cider Float

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Had my first hot apple cider float at a fall festival here in western New York. Warm, creamy, and frothy. The mulling spices make it taste like you're drinking a hot cup of apple pie. Once you try it you can't put it down. Vanilla or pumpkin ice cream work best."
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20 m servings 86
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Heat apple cider and mulling spices in a saucepan over low heat. Bring to a simmer and steep until flavors blend, about 15 minutes. Divide cider between 12 mugs and add a scoop of ice cream to each mug.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If you're in a pinch for time or would like to have a cup of warm frothy cider after working outside raking leaves, heat the cider in a slow cooker with the mulling spices for an hour or so. I prefer this method to heating it up using the saucepan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 86 calories; 2.3 16 0.7 9 26 Full nutrition

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I did not use the cider recipe. But I tried making a cider float because I happen to have just finished making apple cider from fresh apples and it was already warm. I had vanilla ice cream in t...

This is so delicious that I've made it several times this week already! This recipe makes the house smell great and it tastes even better! There is something about the warm apple cider with the ...