Warm Up With Homemade Apple Cider – Hiland Dairy

Warm Up With Homemade Apple Cider

It’s National Apple Cider Day!

The leaves are falling and chilly weather is here. It’s time to warm up with a yummy drink in celebration of National Apple Cider Day. And the best part is your home will smell AMAZING while you make this homemade apple cider recipe!

Homemade Apple Cider

Homemade Apple Cider Recipe


  • 12 cups Hiland Dairy Apple Juice
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon (ground or grated)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15 cloves (whole)
  • 6-8 cinnamon sticks (for garnish)


Pour juice into a large pot. Stir in cinnamon, honey, vanilla extract and cloves. Heat on low for 30 minutes or more, depending on how sweet you like your cider (the longer you warm, the sweeter the cider becomes). Pour cider through strainer to remove cloves. Serve hot or cold, garnishing each cup with a cinnamon stick.

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