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Easy Instant Pot Apple Cider

  • Author: Elaine VanVleck
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This easy instant pot apple cider recipe is the perfect way to make homemade mulled cider. It's a non alcoholic spice apple juice that can be served hot or cold. It's so simple to make this delicious drink in your pressure pot!



8 cups Water
10 small Sweet Apples, peeled, cored and cut into quarters
1 large Orange, cut into quarters
1 Lemon, cut into quarters
1 inch piece of Fresh Ginger, peel and sliced into rounds
3 Cinnamon Sticks
1 tsp Whole Cloves
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
1/4 cup Maple Syrup


In your instant pot add the cored, peeled and quartered apples, quartered orange, quartered lemon, peeled and slice fresh ginger, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, brown sugar and maple syrup. Top with water and stir to combine.

Put the lid on your pressure pot and using manual cook for 15 minutes. Let the steam release naturally.

Carefully remove the lid from your instant pot and let the mixture cool slightly.

Using a potato masher, mash the ingredients to release all of the juices.

Pour the mixture through a fine mesh strainer or cheese cloth. Serve hot immediately or store the apple cider in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free

Keywords: homemade, non alcoholic, spiced, hot, cold drink, simple, mulled, apple juice