When the temperatures drop, a hot cup of apple cider is a great way to warm up. Added bonus — apples and cherries are both antioxidant-rich along with other healthy nutrients.
The recipe below is for hot cider but can also be served cold or as a base for punch.
Hot Apple-Cherry Cider
Source: What’s Cooking (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
8 cups unsweetened apple-cherry juice
¼ cup sugar
½ cup cinnamon
½ orange (sliced)
- Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan.
- Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook for 5 – 10 minutes.
- Remove from heat. Serve hot.