Thursday, January 1, 2015

Spiced pomegranate Apple Cider / Non Alchoholic Apple Cider Recipe

  • Apples: 4-5
  • Sugar: 1/4-1/2 cup
  • Cinnamon: 2 sticks
  • All spice: 1 tbsp
  • Pomegranate juice: 1 cup
  • Quarter your apples (no need to remove peel or seeds)
  • In a stock pot add your apples and fill with water-just enough to cover the apples.
  • Add sugar.
  • Wrap your cinnamon and allspice in a doubled up cheese cloth (muslin cloth) and tie, add this to the apples and water.
  • Boil on high for 1/2 hour (uncovered) checking on it frequently.
  • Simmer for one hour (covered).
  • Let it cool, remove spices and mash up the apples to a pulp like consistency(use a potato masher)
  • once cool pour into a strainer over a large bowl. when most of the juice has drained away, put remainder of the pulp into a doubled up cheese cloth and squeeze over the bowl until no more juice comes out.
  • You can store in an air tight container in your refrigerator for up to a week.
  • While serving add pomegranate juice to this apple cider and reheat in a microvave or on stove top.