Caramel Apple Cider with Salty-Sweet Rim


Hot apple cider with caramel is served in a mug rimmed with spiced sugar for a warming drink on a chilly day.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 serving


Spiced Drink Rimmer:

  • 1 tablespoon raw or demerara sugar

  • 1 teaspoon Diamond Crystal® Fine Sea Salt

  • teaspoon apple pie spice blend

  • 1 tablespoon caramel sauce or honey


  • 1 cup apple cider

  • 2 pieces hard caramel or toffee candy


  1. To make the drink rimmer, mix sugar, Diamond Crystal® Fine Sea Salt, and spice blend on a small saucer. Pour caramel sauce on another small saucer.

  2. Dip the rim of a mug or heatproof glass into the caramel sauce, evenly coating the rim. Then, dip into the rimmer mixture.

  3. Heat the apple cider and caramel candy in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir frequently until candies have melted.

  4. Ladle hot caramel apple cider into the spice-rimmed mug.


Cargill Culinary Team

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
2g Fat
74g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 1913mg 83%
Total Carbohydrate 74g 27%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 54g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 21mg 118%
Potassium 118mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.