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Cranberry Ginger Cider


The perfect drink to warm visitors on a chilly night. Serve it in glass mugs so folks can enjoy the deep red color. Float an orange slice on top.


2 cup
cranberry juice
2 cup
apple cider
8 each
1 quarter inch fresh ginger
1⁄2 tsp
orange zest
orange slices (optional)


Place juice, cider, ginger, and zest in a medium pan.  Bring heat up and simmer 15 minutes.  Remove pieces of ginger.  Garnish each cup with an orange slice, if desired.  Serve warm.

Cranberry Ginger Cider garnished with an orange slice
SourceRecipe republished with permission from Bastyr faculty member Cynthia Lair (Feeding the Whole Family, Sasquatch Books, 2008).
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
15 minutes
Total time
20 minutes