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5 Mocktail Recipes To Try This Holiday Season: Hot Spiced Apple Cider with Cloves and Oranges, Pear Sparklers with Fresh Rosemary, Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte Mocktail, Cranberry Vanilla Bean Virgin Cosmopolitan, and Pink Grapefruit Sparkling Cider Punch

Hot Spiced Apple Cider with Cloves and Oranges

Stay warm and cozy this fall with this deliciously spiced hot apple cider mocktail.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Calories 1613 kcal


  • 3 quarts apple cider
  • 4 oranges
  • 36 cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise pods


  • Wash oranges, then stick whole gloves into them, spacing cloves out evenly around each orange.
  • Place oranges into a large pot, pour in the apple cider, and set over low heat. Add cinnamon sticks and star anise pods, then bring to a simmer.
  • Once the mixture is simmering, serve. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and orange peel. Keep warm over low heat to refill glasses as needed.


Use a ladle to serve into heatproof glass cups.


Calories: 1613kcalCarbohydrates: 399gProtein: 9gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 135mgPotassium: 3978mgFiber: 28gSugar: 323gVitamin A: 1266IUVitamin C: 305mgCalcium: 635mgIron: 7mg
Keyword apple cider, mocktail
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