Buttery Mulled Cider

Wrap your hands around a fragrant, warming mug of Buttery Mulled Cider on a cold, blustery day!

Buttery Mulled Cider


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 orange, squeezed for juice
  • 1 lemon, squeezed for juice
  • 8 cups apple cider
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, divided use


  1. In a large saucepan, stir brown sugar, orange and lemon juice, cider, cloves, cinnamon sticks, allspice and 1/4 cup butter. Simmer covered for 1/2 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove whole spices. Pour into mugs and float 1/2 tablespoon of butter on top of each.

Yield: 8 servings

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin