Recipe By Culinary Envy
Published Mar 5th
Prep 10m Cook 10m Additional - Ready In 20m
Servings 10 cups Calories 225.1

This sweet, delightful hot cinnamon apple brandy cider is spiced with freshly squeezed apple cider, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon!

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ gallon fresh apple cider
  • 1 cup apple brandy
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 10 thin strips orange zest
  • 10 small cinnamon sticks

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine apple cider, apple brandy, 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, pepper, and salt in a pot over medium-high heat. Simmer until flavors combine, about 10 minutes.
  2. 2 Pour apple cider mixture into heat-proof mugs. Twist orange zest strips between your fingers to release the essential oils; drop 1 into each mug. Add 1 cinnamon stick to each mug.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 225.1
  • Carbohydrate 50.5 g
  • Fat 0.1 g
  • Fiber 1.8 g
  • Protein 0.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.1 g
  • Sodium 41.2 mg
  • Sugar 44 g

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Chef's Notes

For best flavor, use fresh-pressed apple cider--available in the refrigerated section of the grocery store.


  1. Taste good on this cold day
  2. Delicious
  3. Made recipe for my card playing group and everyone loved it. I like the fact that it is not too sweet. I did omit and brandy Will be making it again to serve when we play cards.