Hot Mulled Cider — serves 10-12

  • 2 quarts fresh apple cider
  • 1 lemon cut in thin slices
  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 2-3” cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    (optional to taste)

Combine the cider, lemon and cinnamon and cloves in a saucepan. 
Bruise the lemon slices with the back of a wooden spoon. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove lemon and cinnamon sticks. Add sugar to taste.

Serve in mugs garnished with a fresh lemon slice and cinnamon stick.

Apple Nog or Apple Snackle

  • 1 egg
  • 75 ml - cold milk
  • 1 ml - cinnamon
  • 5 ml - honey
  • 175 ml chilled apple juice

Combine all ingredients. Beat or blend until frothy. Pour into tall glass and serve at once. Makes 1 serving.

Cider Julep

  • 500 ml fresh sweet cider
  • 250 ml orange juice
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • 125 ml pineapple juice
  • 30 ml lemon juice

Combine the cider and juices and stir well. Serve over ice and garnish with a mint leaf or two.

Cider Pound Cake

  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup sweet apple cider
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. nutmeg, cinnamon

Cream butter then add sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir together dry ingredients then add to butter mixture alternately with the cider. Pour batter into greased 9”x5” loaf pan.

Bake at 350° for 1 hour, cool in pan for 10 minutes.

Apple & Cider Muffins

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup sweet apple cider
  • 2 apples peeled & choped
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup natural bran
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg, cinnamon
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts

Mix sugar, oil, molasses & egg. Stir in cider & apples.

In large bowl, stir flour, bran, baking powder, baking soda, spices. Blend in apple mix, just until moist, add raisins & nuts.

Spoon into greased & floured tins. Bake at 400° F for 20 minutes.

Yield - 1 1/2 dozen.

We have a winner for the APPLE TV



Thank you for your participation in the Mountain Orchards Photo Contest 2016!!! Below are the winners for this Season.

WINNERS of 2016...

1st prize Apple TV

2nd prize $50.00

3rd prize $25.00

Judging was done by vote from the Mountain Orchards website visitors from October 17-21.

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