The moment temperatures fall below 60°F something inside of me changes, I suddenly crave apple cider. Nothing warms the heart's cockles and chilly hands quite like a steaming hot mug of mulled cider and when jugs start to disappear from supermarket shelves come spring time, it's a sad, sad day in my house. Here are some comforting recipes to mull over before fall goes into full-effect, and like me, you begin your transformation into a cider seeker.
When your host asks you to choose your poison, they'll be surprised when you select this apple-centric concoction from 12 Bottle Bar. This recipe for Poison Apple Punch only sounds sinister, and is in fact a family-friendly brew perfect for Halloween parties or any hour that needs bewitching. This sweet and sour beverage is sure to cast a spell on guests of all ages with it's bright red hue and subtle ginger flavor.
This next recipe was hand-picked for adults only. A boozy take on traditional Mulled Cider, this recipe from Nutmeg Nanny is a seasonal kick in the pants that is sure to get your fall spirit going, just stir in a splash of spiced rum and even the coolest autumn night will be aflame in no time.
Dust off your slow-cooker for this next and last recipe for Crockpot Mulled Cider from the creative minds behind Tasty Kitchen. This flavorful brew is sure to get you in the mood for fall and all the scrumptious crockpot meals that await you this season.