Apple Cider

READY IN: 97hrs
Recipe by Missy Wombat

From a 1960s rural New Zealand cookbook, this is the recipe for apple cider. I haven't tried it yet as I am still collecting enough swing stoppered glass bottles to recycle for this recipe! Cook time is actually the standing time

Top Review by La Gourmande

This is good, but if you have the Vitamix, you can make cider in minutes using the same ingredients. I substitute honey and brown sugar for sugar and also add cinnamon and allspice for flavering.


  1. Cut apples into pieces, skins and cores.
  2. Add sugar and raisins.
  3. Cover with boiling water.
  4. Allow to stand for 4 days.
  5. Strain and bottle.
  6. Tie corks down!

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