Week 10 – Crockpot Apple Cider

Crockpot Apple Cider From Scratch

Today’s recipe for homemade slow cooker apple cider might seem like a lot of work but it's super easy. It’s made 100% from scratch and has been one of my favorite entertaining recipes over the past few years. Don’t believe me, try it for yourself!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cider, apples, crockpot, slow cooker
Servings: 10 Cups
Calories: 125kcal


  • Slow Cooker


  • 8 gala apples quartered or any apples you have on hand Remove the core
  • 1 orange sliced leave the rind on
  • 4 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 10 cups water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • Place your quartered apples into a slow cooker.
  • Add in cinnamon sticks, orange, whole cloves, and allspice in there and pour in the 10 cups of water.
  • Cook on high for 3 hours.
  • After 3 hours, mash the apples with a potato masher.
  • Add in brown sugar and cook an additional 1-3 hours on low.
  • Using a cheesecloth, strain the solids from the liquids.
  • Discard solids and store liquids in an airtight container for up to 1 week or freeze for later use.
  • Enjoy!

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