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Cozy up this holiday season with a warm mug of cider! Traditional apple, spiced, spiked, mulled—they're all just different names for the same thing: yummy!

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By á-3151

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (43 Votes)
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Servings 12

  • 1 gallon apple cider, preferably fresh (the darker the better)
  • 1 tablespoon whole allspice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • Brandy, Calvados (apple brandy), or bourbon (optional)

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