Hot Spiced Cranberry-Apple Cider Recipe

40min | 4 servings

Fresh ginger, cardamom pods, and peppercorns come together to create a unique spice blend. Garnish each cup with a clove-studded orange slice for a burst of citrus flavor.


3 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1 1/2 cups apple cider
3 tablespoons sugar
4 1/4 inch slices peeled fresh ginger
5 cardamom pods
12 black
2 4 inch strips fresh orange peel, plus 4 orange slices for garnish
5 whole cloves, plus additional for studding orange slices


Step 1

Combine all ingredients except garnish in a medium saucepan and simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, 20 minutes. Strain through a sieve into a heatproof pitcher. Pour into heatproof glasses. Makes 4 servings.