Mulled Cider

This beverage is traditional at harvest gatherings and as a special treat when the kids come in from Trick or Treating on Halloween, or to warm up your hands sitting around the bonfire on Samhain.

Preparation Time: The longer the better


½ gallon apple cider
2 cinnamon sticks
5 whole cloves
1 orange, sliced


Put it all in a saucepan. Simmer for 20-30 minutes. Strain and serve hot.

Consider dehydrating some orange slices and package them with cloves and cinnamon sticks to keep on hand to make a quick pot at a moment's notice.

Additional Comments:

We use apple cider for our harvest and Samhain libations. It is great for giving thanks for successes in the areas of prosperity and love, and for drawing prosperity and love. This beverage features both solar and cthonic energies.
Quick Witch Tips

You can buy mulling spices at most grocery stores in the late autumn. Follow the directions on the package.

This dish is best served on the following occasions:

Samhain, Autumn Equinox

autumn, winter

This dish carries energies for the following magical purposes:
love, prosperity, protection


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