Mulled Cider and Cranberry Recipe

Both apples and cranberries are at their best in the fall. This recipe brings together these two great autumn flavours to make a delicious warm drink.

By Jeff Crump and Bettina Schormann, authors of Earth to Table


  • 4 cups pure apple cider
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp brandy
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon and 1 orange
  • Apple slices and fresh cranberries


In a saucepan, combine cider, cranberry juice, sugar, brandy, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon stick, lemon zest and orange zest. Heat over medium heat, just to combine flavors; do not boil. Strain and serve warm. Garnish with apple slices and cranberries.

Makes 6 cups

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