Submitted By: Anna from Virginia

Hot Apple Cider

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Method

Stovetop or Campfire

Categorized under: Sides


  • 6 cups apple juice
  • 1 orange rind, peeled into long strips
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 9 whole cloves
  • 1 cup, plus a splash of unflavored mineral water


Combine apple juice, orange strips, cinnamon, cloves and 1 cup mineral water in a medium saucepan, bringing to the boil at medium-high heat, or place over campfire, weather permitting.

Bring to bubbling and reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Strain through a sieve to discard solids.  Add splash of mineral water and pour into mugs.