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Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider


Who else loves Fall? The fresh aroma of apples donuts and cider is enough for anyone to fall in love with Fall. Have you ever tried making your own apple cider? This warm caramel apple cider  topped with whipped cream and topped off with caramel drizzle which is sure to be a Fall favorite in your home!


  • 5-6 medium green and red apples
  • 1 whole orange
  • 2 Spice Merchant's cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 tsp Spice Merchant's ground nutmeg
  • 1 Spice Merchant's whole glove
  • 1/4 tsp Spice Merchant's allspice
  • 8 cups water
  • 1/3 cup Spice Merchant's brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup caramel sauce















  1. Thoroughly wash apples and orange.
  2. Chop apples into quarters and add them and the orange to the slow cooker
  3. Add water, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, clove and allspice
  4. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours
  5. One hour before the mixture is done cooking, mash the apples with a potato masher and continue to cook for another hour
  6. Use a mesh strainer to strain the contents into a large pitcher
  7. Stir in brown sugar and caramel drizzle
  8. Serve warm with fresh whipped cream and top with additional caramel drizzle
  9. Refrigerate up to 6 days and rewarm to serve