Carrie's Caramel Apple Cider

Carrie's Caramel Apple Cider

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Carrie's Caramel Apple CiderCarrie’s Caramel Apple Cider

Here is another recipe I created because of my sister Jody. She came to my house one day and said we had to go try this hot cider she had at Starbucks, and that I must figure out the recipe.

This is my version and we really enjoy it. You can make it ahead and it only gets better. Perfect for cold nights to warm you through and through.


Carrie’s Caramel Apple Cider

First prepare:  

*Cinnamon Syrup = 1 recipe
1 cup water
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/8 tsp cinnamon oil

Mix in a saucepan and bring to a boil.  Boil for 5 minutes.

Ingredients for Cider:
1 recipe of cinnamon syrup*
2 quarts apple juice ( not apple cider)
2 envelopes dry spiced cider drink mix
1/2 cup caramel sundae topping (half of a 12.5 oz. bottle)

Combine the prepared cinnamon syrup*, apple juice, spiced drink mix (dry, not prepared) and caramel topping in a pot.

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Optional:  Serve with whipped cream and extra caramel sauce.

Store extra in the fridge up to 1 week.  The flavor improves when allowed to sit/marry.

Carrie Groneman’s recipe, Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013, 2016

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9 replies
  1. Diane Roark
    Diane Roark says:

    This recipe is so creative. I would have never thought to add the caramel in apple cider. You Go Girl. The best warm you up drink ever.
    Thanks for sharing! I will definitely make this for my Diana this winter. She LOVES apple cider.
    Diane Roark

  2. Adrian
    Adrian says:

    This sounds so delicious Carrie! Thank you for linking this with us at the Teach Me Tuesday Linky Party! Hope you’ll have the time to join us again this week:)


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