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Instant Pot Spiced Apple Cider

Instant Pot Apple Cider- Super Easy Homemade Spiced Apple Cider made with Fresh Apples,Oranges and Spices.Instant Pot & Stove Top Recipe, perfect for the Winter months!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot apple cider
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 90kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 6-7 Apples Mix of Granny Smith,Gala,Honey Crisp
  • 2 Oranges
  • 6 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Cup Honey or Maple Syrup or Agave Nectar or Skip this altoghether

Spices

Instructions

Instant Pot Method

  • Add 6 cups of water to the inner pot.
  • Dump all the fruits & Spices in - Apples,Oranges and Spices.
  • Close the lid,Select PRESSURE COOK for 15 minutes on HIGH.Let the pressure release naturally before opening the lid.
  • Remove the spices.Add the sweetener of choice.If using granular white or brown sugar- simmer on SAUTE mode for 2-3 minutes before removing from the pot.
  • Wait for it to cool.Take a large bowl, a cheese cloth and a strainer.
  • Working in batches, Add half the contents.Mash with the back of the ladle.Repeat with the other half.
  • Serve Hot or Cold.

Stove Top Method

  • Add 6 cups of water to the deep pot.
  • Dump all the fruits & Spices in - Apples,Oranges and Spices.
  • Let it come to a boil, then cover and simmer for 20 minutes till the apples are done.
  • Add the Sweetener. If using granular white or brown sugar- simmer for 2-3 minutes after adding the sugar.
  • Remove the spices.Wait for it to cool.Take a large bowl, a cheese cloth and a strainer.
  • Working in batches, Add half the contents.Mash with the back of the ladle.Repeat with the other half.
  • Serve Hot or Cold.

Video

Notes

  • This will last for 5 days in the refrigerator and longer in the freezer.
  • Sweetener- Apple cider will be naturally sweet from the apples and the oranges.So add the sweetner accordingly.If you like your drinks less sweet, you can skip the sweeter altogether.
  • You can add anything from white sugar to stevia to coconut sugar.

Nutrition

Calories: 90kcal