Homemade Apple Cider Recipe

Capture the flavor of fall with this step by step Apple Cider recipe.

Start by gathering a mix of apples, a few oranges, spices, and maple syrup.


Wash, core, and quarter the apples and oranges. Slice fresh ginger into ¼ inch pieces.


Add the apples, oranges, ginger, and whole spices into a large stockpot and fill with water to cover. Simmer 2 hours.


Mash the apples with the back of a spatula or a potato masher and simmer an additional 30 minutes.


Use a strainer to remove the apples & spices from the cider. Press to squeeze all the liquid out before discarding the solids.


Stir in maple syrup to sweeten to taste. Enjoy warm or bottle and store in the fridge for later!


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