Making Homemade Apple Cider couldn’t be easier – a few ingredients and you have the best apple cider you have ever tasted!
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Come fall, I tend to keep apple cider on hand. It’s perfect in a cocktail, like my fall cocktail staple, Bourbon Cider Twist, or in recipes, like this to-die-for Bourbon Cider Glazed Ham or my Apple Pancetta Waffles with Bourbon Cider Syrup. Also – it’s perfect toasty on a chilly fall/winter evening. When I was making my Roasted Harvest Fruit Sangria, I decided to attack a culinary project that has been on my to-do list for a while – Homemade Apple Cider. The hardest thing about this recipe – the peeling of all the apples and the waiting while the cheesecloth did its magic. Plus the smell of the apples that wafted through my kitchen while the Vitamix was blending was intoxicating!
Now – if you don’t have a Vitamix or similar high powered blender – I have a stovetop recipe bookmarked that you might want to take a peek at. I used this recipe to play with along with a recipe from the Vitamix site and let me tell you – this Homemade Apple Cider was gone in a flash. I can see this recipe becoming a regular during the fall – especially since there is a fab apple orchard near Philly….