Spiced Cranberry Cider


Allspice, cinnamon, and ginger team up to season this cozy spiced cider recipe. For real fall flair, try making the cranberry cider with fresh apple cider.

spiced cranberry cider with garnishing
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 5 cup apple cider or apple juice

  • 5 cup cranberry juice

  • 1 ½ cup guava juice or mango nectar

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • Honey (optional)

  • Lime slices (optional)


  1. In a 4-quart Dutch oven, combine apple cider, cranberry juice, guava juice, lime juice, ginger, cinnamon, and allspice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. If desired, sweeten to taste with honey.

  2. To serve, ladle into mugs. If desired, garnish with lime slices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

182 Calories
46g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 182
% Daily Value *
Sodium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Total Sugars 43g
Vitamin C 52mg 260%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 217mg 5%
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*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.

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