Citrus Cider

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  • Makes: 13 servings
  • Serving Size: 6 ounce
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Slow Cook: 5 hrs to 6 hrs (low) or 2 1/2 to 3 hours (high)
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Citrus Cider
Ingredients
2
quarts apple cider or apple juice
1
cup orange juice*
1/2
cup lemon juice*
1/4
cup honey
8
inches stick cinnamon, broken
8
whole cloves
3
Directions
  1. In a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine cider, orange juice, lemon juice, and honey. Stir to dissolve honey.
  2. For a spice bag, cut a 6-inch square from a double thickness of 100%-cotton cheesecloth. Place cinnamon, cloves, and ginger in the center of the cloth. Bring the corners together and tie closed with 100%-cotton kitchen string. Add spice bag to slow cooker.
  3. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Remove the spice bag and discard.
From the Test Kitchen
Test Kitchen Tip:

If you squeeze fresh oranges and lemons for the juice, use a vegetable peeler to cut several wide strips of peel from the fruit, avoiding the white pith underneath. Add the peel to the spice bag.

Nutrition Facts (Citrus Cider)
    Per serving:
  • 89 kcal cal.,
  • 1 mg sodium,
  • 10 g carb.,
  • 7 g sugar
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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