Slow Cooker Apple Cider with Lemon and Cinnamon

Warm apple cider with brown sugar, maple syrup, lemon slices, and cinnamon sticks in a slow cooker.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 2 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 6 cups apple cider
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 3 lemons, sliced
  • 6 cinnamon sticks, divided


  • Add apple cider, water, brown sugar, maple syrup, orange slices, and 2 cinnamon sticks to a 4-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours. Add the remaining cinnamon sticks.
  • Ladle into mugs and serve hot with orange slices and cinnamon sticks.