11 Unique Cider Recipes For A Warm & Tasty Winter’s Drink

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Cool weather isn’t exactly my favorite, but there’s definitely some upsides of winter— you know, like hot cocoa, cider, sledding and the like. Cider is a great way to have a tasty, toasty treat so that’s why it’s one of the best parts of the winter season, in my opinion.

It’s great for a crowd because it can be made in an adult boozy version as well as one that’s fit for the kiddos. And while plain old apple cider is great and all, why not mix it up a bit for all of the entertaining that you’ll be doing this holiday season? From caramel apple flavored cider to apple cider sangria, check out these 11 unique recipes that are a mix of adult and kid-friendly. Because there’s nothing better than a tasty, toasty drink option for when it’s far too cold to go outside.

1. Apple Cider Sangria

This is a winter-y spin on a summer-y drink. Besides, apple flavored sangria doesn’t sound half bad, now does it? Get the recipe.

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2. Spiked Maple Cider

Maple-flavored anything is fine by me, and it’ll make this cider recipe all the more sweet. Get the recipe.

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3. Cardamom-Spiced Hot Cider With Bourbon

Cardamom is such a winter’s spice. So, why not add it to all of your drinks this season? Get the recipe.

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4. Apple Cider Old Fashioned

There’s nothing that a little brandy can’t cure, so let this toasty cocktail heal all of your cold-weather ailments. Get the recipe.

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5. Caramel Apple Cider

Ooey, gooey caramel is a welcome addition to a traditional cider drink, if you ask me. Get the recipe.

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6. Apple & Pear Cider

Apple cider is delicious and all, but pear? That’s seems like a nice compliment to that crisp apple flavor. Get the recipe.

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7. Apple Cider Mimosas

Everything’s better with a little champagne. So, serve these apple cider mimosas at your next winter brunch. Get the recipe.

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8. Ginger Bourbon Cider

Tangy ginger balances out the strong bourbon notes in this cider cocktail. Drink up! Get the recipe.

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9. Cider With A Hint Of Vanilla

Just a dab of vanilla can make a traditional mug of cider all the more original, and I’m all for switching it up. You can’t go wrong with cider and vanilla, you know? Get the recipe.

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10. Cranberry Cider

Cranberries are a welcomed fruit during the holiday season, so I can’t think of anything better than mixing tangy and sweet into one drink. Get the recipe.

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11. Creamy Hot Apple Cider

Heavy whipping cream makes your cider a little more like cocoa, in terms of creaminess, and I don’t see anything wrong with that. Get the recipe.

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For all of your winter warm drink needs, try these unique takes on a cold-weather classic. May your mug always be full to the brim!

[h/t: Popsugar]

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