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Slow Cooker Apple Cider

This is the easiest way to make homemade apple cider using your slow cooker. The house will smell divine and you get to enjoy a hot cup of this goodness.
Course Beverage, Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword apple cider, apples, crock pot, slow cooker, slow cooker apple cider
Servings 10
Author Pam

Ingredients

  • 8 Gala apples
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp all spice
  • 1 tsp whole cloves
  • 1 large orange, peeled and chopped
  • 8 cups cold water

Instructions

  1. 1. Add all ingredients except brown sugar into the slow cooker. Set on high. Cook for about 3 hours.

    2.After the 3 hours, mash apples and orange with a potato masher. Add the light brown sugar. Stir gently. Cover again, lower heat to low and cook another 1 1/2 to 3 hours. Check after each hour if possible.

    3.When finished, strain liquid over a mesh strainer that is over a large pot or mixing bowl. Press down with a spoon to get all the juices from fruit. Discard the solid pieces. Pour into mugs or store in a sealed container in fridge up to 5 days. You can also freeze up to a month. Enjoy!