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flat lay of homemade low carb apple cider with a granny smith apple and cinnamon sticks inside, alongside fresh apples on a gold tray
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Sugar Free Apple Cider (Low Carb)

This Homemade Spiced Sugar Free Apple Cider is truly the flavor of fall! Make it super easily with just a few ingredients in a stockpot on your stovetop. Sweeten this spiced fall beverage with your favorite sugar replacement of choice to cut back on the carbs, while still keeping that delicious crave-worthy flavor.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 54kcal
Author: Briana



  • Add quartered apples and orange to the stock pot with 1 gallon of water. Add your warming spices and ginger. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cover for 2 to 2.5 hours, until apples are soft.
  • Smash apples with a potato masher, then strain through a metal sieve. Discard fruit and whole spices.
  • Taste, and over low heat, stir in sweetener to dissolve and adjust sweetener to taste. Serve warm or chilled.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.


  • This is the best estimate we could come up with for nutrition facts, since we aren't food scientists. 
  • Use a mixture of sweet and tart apples! 
  • Please sweeten to taste, and start out slow after you strain away the fruit solids. 
  • All whole spices are technically optional, but highly recommended! 
  • Lots of water will evaporate while cooking, so you will need to add more at the end! 


Serving: 8ounces | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg