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Hot spiced cider recipe

Hot spiced cider recipe

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Keep warm on Bonfire Night the most delicious way possible, with a hot, steaming cup of gorgeously spiced cider. Flavoured with cinnamon, cloves and star anise, this cosy cocktail takes just 15 mins to make and is a great Bonfire Night party idea. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 300 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 1½ ltr vintage cider
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 tbsp ginger syrup (from a jar of stem ginger)
  • 1 orange, ½ juiced and ½ sliced
  • 3 tbsp light soft brown sugar

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    31g 35%
  • Salt

    0g 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 31.3g Protein 0.1g Fibre 0.4g


  1. Heat the vintage cider, cinnamon sticks, cloves and star anise in a large pan for a few mins, then add the ginger syrup, the orange juice and slices and the sugar.
  2. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 5 mins. To serve, ladle into glasses and add an extra cinnamon stick stirrer, orange slice and star anise to each, if you like.

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