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Merry Mulled Cider

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings (2 quarts)

When our children were younger, I always made warm cider for Christmas Eve. This herbal version was a favorite. The kids are grown, but my husband and I still enjoy a mug or two during the cold winter months. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Merry Mulled Cider Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 7 cups apple cider or juice
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 fresh rosemary sprig
  • 2/3 cup orange juice


  1. In a Dutch oven, bring the apple cider, cranberry juice, brown sugar, cinnamon and rosemary to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until flavors are blended.
  2. Discard cinnamon and rosemary; stir in orange juice. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 142 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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