Impress your guests with this simple homemade apple cider. You will be surprised on how delightful the aroma of cinnamon, star anise, allspice, and apple surrounds your kitchen.
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:150 mins
6 whole gala apples, washed and sliced
1 cinnamon stick
½ star anise
3 whole allspice, crushed
6 cups of water
Combine all the ingredients in a medium sized pot. Bring to a boil. Stir occasionally.
Simmer covered over low heat for 2 hours.
Turn off heat. Discard the spices. Puree the apple water mixture.
Strain through a cheesecloth for a clearer cider.
Serve warm or chilled.