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Hot Spiked Apple Cider with Ginger

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 10
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Brew up a batch of this hot ‘n spiked apple cider for your next holiday event. Made right in your slow cooker, this spiced adults-only beverage will stay nice and warm all evening long. Whether you’re hosting a hayride, having a bonfire or you’re just trying to keep a crowd warm, this drink will keep everyone toasty from the inside out.
by: Macheesmo
Updated Dec 10, 2019
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  • 1/2 gallon quality apple cider
  • 2 inches fresh ginger, sliced thin
  • 3 apples, sliced thin
  • 3 sticks cinnamon

Per drink:

  • 6 oz. apple cider mix
  • 1 1/2 - 2 ounces spiced rum


  • 1
    Combine apple cider, sliced ginger, apple slices and cinnamon sticks in a slow-cooker on High for an hour. You can also heat the mixture on low in a pot until it’s steaming and then transfer it to a slow cooker to keep it warm.
  • 2
    For each drink, ladle some warm apple cider into a glass and top with 1 1/2 to 2 ounces spiced rum. Serve while warm!

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    When ladling the hot spiked apple cider into a mug, be sure to include some of the apple slices as well for a cozy garnish.
  • tip 2
    Make this slow-cooker cocktail an all-ages treat by simply leaving out the rum.

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