Spiced Cider and Potpourri

What’s more inviting than Spiced Cider on a cool fall day? This special recipe from Chef Gwen can also be used as an aromatic potpourri!

Serves: 8-10

Use Organic:

  • 1 apple cut in half
  • 1 orange peel only
  • 4 star anise
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 inch knob of ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon dried orange peel
  • 5 cups apple juice or 5 cups water

Directions:

For Spiced Cider:

  1. Place first 8 ingredients into a pot and then add the 5 cups of apple juice.
  2. Place pot on stove and turn stove to low setting.
  3. Bring to a low simmer for 20-to-30 minutes.
  4. Serve hot or chill and serve cold.

For Mulled Spiced Home Potpourri:

  1. Follow instructions above, but instead of using 5 cups of apple juice, use 5 cups of water.
  2. Let simmer for 1-to-2 hours and enjoy a beautiful warm aroma that fills your home.
  3. Add additional water as needed.

Recipe courtesy of Gwen Eager, Garden of Life Product Specialist and Certified RAW, Vegan Chef

Source & Additional Video: Spiced Cider and Potpourri

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