Drink Recipes

February 18, 2008

Mulled Cider

Yield: 7 (1 cup) servings

Source: “The Diabetes Snack Munch Nibble Nosh Book”


– 6 cups hot decaffeinated or caffeinated tea

– 1 cup orange juice

– 2 tablespoons lemon juice

– 3/4 cup Splenda, or to taste

– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

– 1/4 teaspoon orange extract

– 1 cinnamon stick

– 6 whole cloves


Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to

a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes to allow the spices to

permeate the liquid. Ladle into mugs. Leftovers will keep

in the refrigerator 2 to 3 days. Rewarm in the microwave.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 cup):

Calories: 30, Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 7 mg,

Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 6 g, Protein: 0 g

Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate


November 5, 2007

Drink Recipes – Mulled Cider

Mulled Cider Recipe

8 cups apple cider
1/2 cup Equal
16 whole cloves
6 whole allspice
5 whole cinnamon sticks
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup dried cranberries (Craisins)
8 thin orange slices
8 thin lemon slices

Place cider, granular Equal, spices, lemon juice and Craisins in a medium-size pot. Heat over medium-low heat for 30 to 60 minutes. Do not boil. The longer the cider is heated, the more intense the flavors become.

Add fruit slices about 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm.

Makes 16 servings of 1/2 cup each.
65 calories, 17g carbs, 0g fat, 0mg sodium, 0mg chol
Exchanges: 1 fruit.

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