Christmas Cider

By Avera

  • Serves 16- 6 oz each

  • 3 cups water

  • 4 black chai tea bags

  • 8 cups apple cider or apple juice (64 ounces)

  • 2 cups low-calorie cranberry juice

  • 1/2 cup orange juice

  • 4 3-inch-long sticks cinnamon

  • 3 whole cloves

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water to boiling. Remove from heat. Add tea bags. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags.

  2. In a 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven, combine apple cider, cranberry juice, orange juice, the 4 cinnamon sticks, the cloves, and the steeped tea. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Discard cinnamon sticks and cloves. Serve warm. If desired, garnish with additional cinnamon sticks and/or cranberries. Makes 16 (6-ounce) servings.

Nutritional Facts

Calories 68
Total Fat (g) 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Sodium (mg) 6
Carbohydrate (g) 17
Fiber (g) 0
Protein (g) 0

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1 reply

Avera 2008-11-11 20:10:56 -0600 Report

To keep the cider from looking cloudy, be sure to purchase chai tea bags that do not contain milk solids.