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Cranberry Spiced Cider

Ingredients

  • 4 whole cloves

  • 4 whole allspice

  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half

  • 2 star anise

  • 5 cups apple cider (nonalcoholic)

  • 3 cups cranberry juice

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed

  • 3-4 orange slices

Directions

  1. Place cloves, allspice, cinnamon stick, and star anise in a cheesecloth square and tie ends together.

  2. In a large saucepan, combine spice bag, apple cider, cranberry juice, brown sugar, and orange slices. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3.  Remove from heat and let stand for 30 minutes.

  4. Discard spice bag and orange slices then pour into mugs.

Per Serving

Serves eight; serving size is 1 cup. Each serving provides:

  • Calories 149

  • Total fat0 g 

  • Saturated fat 0 g

  • Cholesterol0 mg

  • Sodium8 mg

  • Total carbohydrate 38 g

  • Dietary fiber 0 g

  • Sugars 7 g

  • Protein1 g