Spicy Berry Cider


Classifications: Beverages

Qty Measure Ingredient


4 cups apple cider or apple juice

1 18 oz can unsweetened pineapple juice

2 cups fresh raspberries or 2

cups frozen slightly sweetened raspberries

1 teaspoon whole allspice

1 teaspoon whole cloves

1 whole nutmeg

4 packets Equal or 1 1/4 teaspoons Equal Measure

Instructions: In a large saucepan combine apple cider or juice, pineapple juice, berries and spices; slowly bring mixture to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat; strain to remove seeds. Stir in Equal. Serve in mugs. Garnish each serving with a cinnamon stick, if desired. Makes 7 (8-ounce) servings.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving equals 2 fruit; also 127 calories, 5 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 31 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein 0 fat.

Serves: 7

Food Exchanges: