Hot Spiced Mulled Apple Cider (With Slow Cooker Directions)
Nothing will get you in the mood for fall like this hot spiced mulled apple cider! Gently warmed with fragrant spices like cinnamon, allspice, and clove we cut the sugar of traditional hot cider recipes by using Splenda Naturals Stevia instead. It's all the sweetness and flavor without any of the calories!
Keyword apple, cider, fall, hot, mulled
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
8cupsNo Sugar Added Apple Cider
1/2cupSPLENDA® Stevia Sweetener, Granulated
1/3cupfresh lemon juice
1/2 cupdried cranberries
66 whole allspice berries
53-inch cinnamon sticks
8thin orange slices
8thin lemon slices
8fresh apple slices (optional)
Stove Top Method
In a large pot add the apple cider, lemon juice, granulated Splenda Naturals Stevia, dried cranberries, cinnamon sticks, allspice, and cloves. Slowly warm over low heat for 30 to 60 minutes. It should never boil! Add the fruit slices to the pot 5-8 minutes before serving. If you like you can cut the slices in halves or quarters for easier serving.
Add the fresh fruit slices to the pot with the mulled apple 5-8 minutes before serving. If you like you can cut the slices in halves or quarters to make it easier to serve in smaller glasses.
To serve, ladle the hot mulled apple cider into a mug with a little bit of the fruit. Take your presentation to the next level by adding a cinnamon swizzle stick. Enjoy!
Slow Cooker Method
Follow directions above but place the ingredients in your slow cooker instead. Add the cover and cook on low for 2 hours or until heated through. Add the orange and lemon slices to the slower cooker cider about 30 minutes before serving.