Warm Pumpkin Spice Apple Cider Recipe

Infused with the classic flavors of fall, this hearty pumpkin apple cider can easily be prepared in minutes and will fill your kitchen with a cozy aroma that's hard to resist. Because this recipe is nonalcoholic, it's ideal for kids and adults alike.

September 15, 2021
Two Glasses Filled With Pumpkin Spice Apple Cider, Chopped Apples & Cinnamon Sticks

Photo by: Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Ingredients

  • 5 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 large apple, cored and chopped
  • cinnamon sticks for garnish

Yield: 6 cups

Instructions

Pour the apple cider into a large pot and place it over medium-high heat. Add pumpkin puree and whisk until dissolved into the cider. Next, stir in the orange juice and maple syrup and mix until well blended.

Whisking Pumpkin Puree and Apple Cider in Large Pot

Photo by: Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Add the ground spices to the mixture, and whisk vigorously so they are well incorporated with the other ingredients. Cook until the cider begins to steam. Reduce the heat to medium.

Whisking Spices Into Pumpkin Puree and Apple Cider Mixture

Photo by: Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Ladle the hot cider into glasses and garnish with apple chunks and cinnamon sticks. The pumpkin puree will settle to the bottom of the pot, so stir well before serving. Make this warm drink the star of your next fall gathering, football tailgate or Thanksgiving celebration.

Two Glass Mugs Filled With Pumpkin Spice Apple Cider and Topped With Apple Chunks and Cinnamon Sticks

Photo by: Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

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