Mulled Cider

Submitted by: Santa's Secret Helper, Vancouver/Victoria


  • 1 pint (16 fluid ounces) cider
  • 2 fluid ounces dark rhum
  • 9 fluid ounces apple and ginger tea, from herbal teabag
  • 1 1/2 ounces soft dark brown sugar
  • 2 clementines
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 2 cardamom pods

Cooking Instructions

Pour the cider, rhum and herbal tea into a wide saucepan. Add the sugar and place the saucepan over a low heat.

Slice the clementines in half and stick a clove into each half. Add the clementines to the pan.

Break the cinnamon sticks in half.

Add the cinnamon, bay leaves and cardamom pods to the saucepan.

Heat the saucepan until the mixture is almost boiling. Turn down the heat once the pan is near to boiling.

To serve, ladle the mulled cider into heatproof glasses with handles.

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

30 mins




Recipe courtesy of Nigella Lawson from Nigella's Christmas Kitchen, 2007

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