Hot Spiced Cranberry-Apple Cider

  • 40 min
  • 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.

  • Ingredients
    • 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 peppercorns
    • 2 4 inch strips fresh orange peel, plus 4 orange slices for garnish
    • 5 whole cloves, plus additional for studding orange slices
  • Directions
    • Prep
      40 min
    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.
Ingredients
  • 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 peppercorns
  • 2 4 inch strips fresh orange peel, plus 4 orange slices for garnish
  • 5 whole cloves, plus additional for studding orange slices
Directions
  • 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.