Apple cider

InfoAmount
Prep Time10 min
Cook Time4 h
Serves8
Cost$7

Apple cider

Added: 2017-10-15

Tags: #beverage #cider #slow-cooker

Ingredients

QuantityItem
9apples, assorted types
1orange
2pears
3cinnamon sticks
1nutmeg (whole)
2 tspcloves (whole)
1/2 tspallspice (whole; optional)
3 Lwater
1/4 cupbrown sugar

Directions

  1. Wash fruits, roughly cut into quarters
    1. Don't need to worry about stems/seeds, since they'll be filtered out later
    2. Place in slow cooker, and add spices
    3. Cover mixture with water (leave small amount of space at the top of the slow cooker)
  2. Cook on high for 4 h, or low for 6-8 h
    1. With 1 h left, use potato masher and mash fruits until they're soft
    2. Let mixture cook for remaining hour
  3. Strain out apple cider juice into clean pitcher
    1. Press through fine-mesh or strain with cheese cloth to get the most out of it