Warm Spiced Cranberry Cider (Thanksgiving)

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Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

Simmered with orange! Perfect for the fall and winter from "American Favorites" by Betty Rosbottom.

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  1. Put oranges in a food processor fitted with a metal blade, or a blender, and pulse several times until coarsely chopped, or coarsely chop with a knife by hand.
  2. Place chopped orange, cider, cranberry juice cocktail, 2 cinnamon sticks and brown sugar in a large heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring often until hot, about 8-10 minutes. Using a large sieve, strain mixture and return to saucepan.
  3. Note: If not using immediately, cool, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Reheat before serving. Cider and also be frozen, defrosted and reheated.
  4. To serve, pour into mugs or cups and garnish each serving with a cinnamon stick and 1 orange slice.
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