Hot Spiced Cranberry Cider


Make some memories with the aromas of cinnamon, clove, and lemon mingled with hot apple-cranberry cider. If desired, float a fresh lemon slice in each cup.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
25 4-ounce servings


  • 2 quarts apple cider

  • 6 cups cranberry juice

  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 4 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 ½ teaspoons whole cloves


  1. Combine apple cider, cranberry juice, lemon slices, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, and cloves in a large pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Use a slotted spoon to remove lemon slices, cinnamon, and cloves. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

79 Calories
0g Fat
20g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 25
Calories 79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 60mg 301%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 109mg 2%

* 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.

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