Homemade Spiced Cider



  • 8-10 apples, quartered
  • 1/2-3/4 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cinnamon or 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 tablespoons allspice


  1. Place apples in large stockpot.
  2. Fill with enough water to cover apples.
  3. Add sugar.
  4. Tie up spices in cheesecloth, and add this to apples and water.
  5. Boil 1 hour, uncovered.
  6. Simmer two hours, covered.
  7. Let cool.
  8. Remove spices and mash apples with potato masher.
  9. Strain over a large bowl.
  10. Store in refrigerator for up to one week or freeze for later use.


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