Hot Spiced Apple-Pear Cider

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 25 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Difficulty: Easy

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4 cups apple cider
4 cups pear juice or nectar
4 teaspoons dark brown sugar
2 (2 1/2-inch) cinnamon sticks
4 whole cloves
4 black peppercorns
4 allspice berries





Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes. Let steep, off the heat, for at least 20 minutes. Reheat, and then strain and serve.

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By ginger skorka on December 23, 2013


I am so happy for you Paula that you are still going strong. I will look for your labels and continue to support you and your family endeavors. God bless

By letty veal on December 23, 2013


Paula, Thank you for all the time you put into your recipes. I have loved you cooking since the bag lady days. I worked at ga ports and you supplied many meeting. Merry Christmas to all of your family

By Terry on December 22, 2013


The hot cider drink looks so inviting I will be serving this later during the game.

By tealady3 on December 22, 2013


great drink..going to have to try it like tomorrow!! and then save it for Christmas! the brandy sounds too good to!

By Janet Wraspir on December 22, 2013


You make lots of fun and easy way to cook, I would like to cook as good as you.

By Denise Clemmons on December 21, 2013


Sounds great

By Anonymous on December 21, 2013


That apple pear sider sounds so good!

By Sue on December 21, 2013


If I dont have peppercorns and all spice berries I used the cinnamon Sticks a little bit of pear juice orange juice slices of orange and some Canned pears Too alright not this one I haven't okay

By Renita Doyle on December 21, 2013


You're really wonderful

By Gabriel on December 28, 2012


Fabulous Holiday drink! Great for all ages. This recipe was a hit, everyone was asking how to make it. If you are looking to spike this cider, Brandy worked well.

By Elizabeth on December 31, 2011

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