Spooky Cider

Fresh cider has already begun to appear in the stores and at the farmer’s market, and who doesn’t love bringing some home from a family trip to the apple orchard? Enjoy your find in high seasonal style at your Halloween festivities with some spooky props for a nutritiously reasonable treat.

Mulled Cider

Mulled Cider

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Fresh cider is one of the joys we delight in during the chilly fall months, which means that it’s bound to make an appearance at parties from harvest time to New Year’s. Fortunately, it’s a treat that comes with little guilt. Dress it up for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or even Christmas for some responsible fun.

Tip: For easy straining, toss your spices in a mulling bag.

Servings: 8 (230 g )

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 30 min.


  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Tbsp. whole cloves
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • ½ tsp. allspice
  • 6 pieces orange peel


  1. In a stock pot, combine all the ingredients. Simmer for 30 minutes and strain. Serve warm or cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Reheat and serve in mugs.