Warm up the cold winter nights with our easy hot apple cider recipe that makes a deliciously spiced, healthy and easy for the whole family. A quick and simple treat that is sure to fill the house with the classic Christmas smell. Let the festivities begin!

You’ll Need:

  • 1½ l Dry cider
  • 7 tbsp Calvados Brandy
  • 400ml Apple Juice
  • 75g Dark Brown sugar
  • Zest 1 Orange, pared into strips
  • 4 Whole cloves
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks, broken in half
  • 1 tbsp Allspice berries



Firstly, pour the cider, Calvados, apple juice and sugar into a large saucepan, and gently heat to mull.

Next, add the orange zest and spices, bring to a simmer, then turn down and keep on a low heat for 20-30 mins. Ladle into your favourite Christmas glasses and garnish with a slice of apple for a final touch of something special.



The Front Row Team x


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