Instant Pot Apple Cider

 

Ingredients

  • 6-7 Apples Mix of Granny Smith,Gala,Honey Crisp
  • 2 Oranges
  • 6 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Cup Honey or Maple Syrup or Agave Nectar or Skip this altoghether

Spices

  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 1 Whole Nutmeg

Instructions

Instant Pot Method

  1. Add 6 cups of water to the inner pot.
  2. Dump all the fruits & Spices in – Apples,Oranges and Spices.
  3. Close the lid,Select PRESSURE COOK for 15 minutes on HIGH.Let the pressure release naturally before opening the lid.
  4. Remove the spices.Add the sweater of choice.If using granular white or brown sugar- simmer on SAUTE mode for 2-3 minutes before removing from the pot.
  5. Wait for it to cool.Take a large bowl, a cheese cloth and a strainer.
  6. Working in batches, Add half the contents.Mash with the back of the ladle.Repeat with the other half.
  7. Serve Hot or Cold.

Stove Top Method

  1. Add 6 cups of water to the deep pot.
  2. Dump all the fruits & Spices in – Apples,Oranges and Spices.
  3. Let it come to a boil, then cover and simmer for 20 minutes till the apples are done.
  4. Add the Sweater. If using granular white or brown sugar- simmer for 2-3 minutes after adding the sugar.
  5. Remove the spices.Wait for it to cool.Take a large bowl, a cheese cloth and a strainer.
  6. Working in batches, Add half the contents.Mash with the back of the ladle.Repeat with the other half.
  7. Serve Hot or Cold.

 

Author: https://www.yellowthyme.com/instant-pot-apple-cider/