Tart Cherry Holiday Recipes - Cherry Spiced Cider

Dec 03
Cherry Spiced Cider Over the next several post I would like to share a number of holiday recipes. These recipes make a additional to any event at work or home. Best of all they are an excellent choice for all ages. Hope you enjoy the holiday recipes and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a joyful holiday season.
  • 1 quart apple cider
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 1 (3-inch) stick cinnamon
  • 1 strip (1/2x3-inches) orange peel
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 3 whole allspice
  • 16 maraschino cherries
  • 8 orange slice halves
Put apple cider, orange juice, maraschino cherry juice, cinnamon sticks, orange peel, cloves and allspice in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes. Strain out cinnamon sticks, orange peel, cloves and allspice. Place 2 maraschino cherries and 1 orange slice half in each of six mugs. Pour about 2/3 cup spiced cider over cherries. Serve warm. Makes 8 servings. Note: Spiced cider can be prepared in advance and reheated just before serving.

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