Recipes and Cooking Pomegranate Cider Sangria Make this pretty red drink non-alcoholic or add brandy for a boozy kick. Pomegranate and orange flavors will make it your new favorite cider recipe either way. By Recipe By Faith Durand Published on September 20, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 25 mins Cool Time: 2 hrs Chill Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 6 hrs 25 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 9 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 cup apple cider 2 cup pomegranate juice ½ cup pomegranate molasses* 2 cinnamon sticks 2 whole star anise 1 orange, thinly sliced 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced ½ - 1 cup brandy (optional) Directions In a large nonreactive pot cook and stire the apple cider, cranberry juice, and pomegranate molasses over medium heat until steaming. Add cinnamon sticks and star anise; remove from heat. Stir in orange and apple slices. Let cool. Transfer to a large pitcher or storage container. Cover and refrigerate until well-chilled or up to 1 day. If desired, stir in brandy before serving. * Look for pomegranate molasses at Mediterranean and Middle Eastern groceries. It adds a deep, tangy note that balances the sweetness of the cider. Use honey as a substitute. Make-Ahead This can be made up to 1 day ahead and served straight from the refrigerator with fruit in the pitcher. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 174 Calories 43g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 174 % Daily Value * Sodium 16mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 43g 16% Total Sugars 27g Vitamin C 6.5mg 33% Calcium 10mg 1% Iron 0.1mg 1% Potassium 266mg 6% Folate, total 13.8mcg *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.