Recipes and Cooking Ginger-Pear Cider Be the first to rate & review! Simmering fresh apple cider with fresh winter fruits for an hour adds even more fruit flavors. Serve the kids first, then add the optional bourbon or rum for the adults. By Emily Teel Emily Teel Instagram Website Emily is a senior food editor at Better Homes & Garden based in McMinnville, Oregon. She was previously the editor-in-chief of Spoonful Magazine, the food and drinks editor for Statesman Journal, and a restaurant critic at The Courier Post. She began her food career in restaurants and working for nonprofit organizations supporting sustainable agriculture and hunger-relief organizations in Pennsylvania. She is a seasoned food writer, recipe developer, and food media content creator who has contributed regularly to Serious Eats, Wine & Spirits, Kitchn, Philadelphia Magazine, Eater, and Edible Communities publications. Her writing has also appeared in USA Today, Rachael Ray Everyday, and Huffington Post Taste, among others. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 1, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Rebekah Photography Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 quart fresh apple cider 1 large Bosc pear, cored and cut into thin wedges ½ medium orange, sliced 1 stick cinnamon (3 inches) 1 1 inch piece fresh ginger, sliced 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla Orange slices Bourbon or spiced rum Directions Pour cider into a 4- to 5-quart pot. Add pear, orange slices, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla. Cover; heat over low 1 hour. Garnish with additional orange slices. If desired, add bourbon or spiced rum. Serves 12. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 107 Calories 26g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 107 % Daily Value * Sodium 17mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 26g 9% Total Sugars 22g Vitamin C 18.2mg 91% Calcium 15mg 1% Iron 0.1mg 1% Potassium 268mg 6% Folate, total 11.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.