Cider, Hot Mulled Cider

Hot Mulled Cider


  • 1 gallon apple cider

  • 3/4 cup dry white wine

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 2 quince—peeled, cored and finely chopped

  • One 4-inch rosemary sprig

  • Two 3- to 4-inch cinnamon sticks, broken

  • 4 cloves

  • 1 star anise

  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest

Combine the cider, wine, honey, quince, rosemary, cinnamon, cloves, star anise and lemon zest in a large saucepan and simmer over low heat for 45 minutes. Strain the mulled cider and discard the solids. Serve the mulled cider warm.