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Mulling Spices for Apple Cider

You'll love these DIY homemade mulling spices for apple cider or mulled wine. Perfect for chilly fall nights! Add a jigger of spiced rum for extra warmth.
Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Keyword hot cider recipe, mulled wine spices, mulling spices, mulling spices for apple cider, spiced apple cider
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

For the mulling spices:

  • 1/4 cup whole allspice
  • 1/4 cup whole cloves
  • 1/4 cup whole juniper berries
  • 6-8 whole star anise
  • 4 whole cinnamon sticks crushed
  • Dried orange peel segments from one small orange

For the mulled apple cider:

  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons mulling spices

Instructions

For the mulling spices:

  • Combine all spices in a mason jar or container with a lid. Should keep for one year

For the mulled apple cider:

  • Pour apple cider into a medium saucepan.
  • Add mulling spices. Bring cider to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Strain cider.
  • Pour into four individual mugs. Add bourbon or rum if desired.

Notes

You could also add all the ingredients into a slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.