apple cider
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2.8 from 5 votes

Best Homemade Apple Cider Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Drink
Author: Danielle Fahrenkrug


  • 10 apples quartered
  • 3/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Pie Spice or Ground Allspice
  • water


  • Cut apples into quarters
  • Place in a crock pot covered with 2 inches of water above the apples.
  • Add Cinnamon, Honey and Pumpkin Pie Spice or Allspice. Leave on High for about 2 hours. Let cool for a bit before handling.
  • Using a cheese cloth squeeze the apples to get the juice out.
  • Strain the apple juice to get any remaining seeds and chunks out. Discard solids, Refrigerate until cold. Add Whiskey if desired & enjoy!