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Easy apple cider recipe

Here’s a delicious hot beverage to snuggle up with and read a good book or watch a movie with your family or friends. For this recipe you need very few ingredients and that it’s super easy to make, making it perfect for cold, snowy days.



4 ½  cups apple juice

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

cinnamon sticks and apple slices to garnish (optional)  


  1. In a small pot heat the apple juice, spices and rum (if using) over low/medium heat. Stir often while the mixture is heating so the spices will blend into the juice (you don’t want any spice clumps).
  2. Once it’s hot pour into two mugs and garnish with apple slices and cinnamon sticks. Serve warm and enjoy.cider cider