Apple Cider Punch

This tastes so wonderful in the fall on a slightly nippy day. If you can find a natural, unprocessed, local cider, so much the better.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 1 small can frozen orange juice, slightly thawed
  • 1 bottle sparkling cider
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 large apples, cored and diced
  • 1 large pear, cored and diced
  • 12 cinnamon sticks


  • Mix all ingredients in a large pitcher. Chill at least 2 hours.
  • Pour punch and chopped fruit into tall glasses and garnish each with a cinnamon stick.