Travel the World Recipes ~ Hot spiced Apple Cider in Amsterdam


Hot spiced Apple Cider, the smell is almost better than the taste!

On a snowy winters day, brisk fall or a warm summers night, comforting Hot Apple Cider warms the heart in Amsterdam and all over the world!


Hot spiced Apple Cider Recipe


6       cups apple cider

1/2   cup maple syrup

4       strips of orange peel

3       cinnamon sticks (plus additional for optional toppings)

10     whole allspice berries

10     whole cloves

8      whole black peppercorns

1/2  teaspoon crushed black pepper (optional)

1      apple chopped (optional)

splash of whiskey, rum or brandy (optional)




Place cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, whole black peppercorns, whole allspice berries and orange peel in a medium saucepan.

Pour in apple cider and maple syrup, then bring to almost a boil.

Reduce the heat to its lowest setting and simmer for 30 minutes.

Remove from the heat, strain and Ladle into mugs.  Enjoy!


Additional toppings:

Cinnamon sticks

Chopped apples

Crushed Black pepper





Hot spiced Apple Cider at cafe thijssen in Amsterdam 

Travel the World Recipes ~ Hot spiced Apple Cider in Amsterdam

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