Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

This drink is a great alternative to hot apple cider. I've only had it once and got the recipe at Pleasant Union, one of the Shaker settlements here in Kentucky. The Shakers were wonderful cooks and most all of their recipes are deeelish.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups concord grape juice (Welches is the best)
  • 34 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch clove
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 34 teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Combine all ingredients and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain if necessary. Serve hot.
Most Helpful

I have to stand out in the cold every morning at work. I am not a coffee drinker so this was a nice alternative to the cocoa I usually drink. Thanks

whtbxrmom January 16, 2009

MMMMMMMMM. My new favorite mulled drink. This is great, possibly a little on the sweet side, but good on a cold morning.

Snicklefritzie December 11, 2007

I tried this and I loved it. I am really not a fan of apple juice, so this will work well for my holiday entertaininng! Thanks to Amy! Always, Remembering Amy!!!

Chef Mommie July 01, 2007