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warm apple cider on slate with cinnamon stick

Slow Cooker Warm Apple Cider

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 233kcal
A cozy cocktail that you can make in your slow cooker. Star anise, cinnamon, and blood orange add the perfect amount of warmth to this perfect drink for a chilly day. Great served with your favorite bourbon or spiced rum.  
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  • 1 gallon apple cider
  • 1 large orange, sliced I prefer to use a blood orange because it's pretty
  • 3-4 cinnamon sticks
  • 5-6 star anise


  • Add the apple cider, sliced orange, cinnamon sticks and star anise to your slow cooker. Warm on low for at least 2 hours stirring occasionally. 
  • Serve warm in mugs. Add bourbon or a nice spiced rum if desired. Serve with a piece of star anise and a fresh orange slice in each mug. 


Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 534mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 0.9mg