Recipe: Hot Cranberry Cider

FOX 26's Melissa Wilson shares a recipe for her grandmother's delicious Hot Cranberry Cider, and it only takes six ingredients.


- 12 oz. bag of fresh cranberries

 - 2 cups of sugar

 - 3 cinnamon sticks

 - 1 cup orange juice

 - 3 tablespoons lemon juice

 - Water


Boil cranberries in about 8 cups of water

Cook to boiling, drain, and cool

Strain through colander, strainer, or cheesecloth

Put pulp back in pan, add sugar, 2 cups of water, and cinnamon sticks.

Cook until sugar has melted, then add orange & lemon juices.

Add about 8 cups of water.  (Less to make it sweeter, more to make it less sweet.)

Can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator.

Heat – serve hot.