I made this cider for Christmas Eve service at church and it was the first thing gone. I reduced the sugar to 1 Tsb. and after heating it on the stove, transferred it to a crock pot, taking the orange out, and adding another orange (sliced) and another pinch of nutmeg after transferring it to a crockpot.
Hot Caramel Apple Cider (for grown ups!) Another version: 1 Gallon of Apple Juice 1/2 Gallon of Apple Cider 3 cups of sugar 6 cinnamon sticks Boil. Allow to cool. Then refrigerate. Then add 2-3 cups of vodka.
Our homemade Caramel Apple Cider recipe comes straight from a Starbucks barista by way of a little finetuning from our kitchen. This is a spot-on Starbucks copycat recipe and the perfect hot cider drink for a cold Fall night, Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas Eve. Follow us for more great Holiday Drink ideas.