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Homemade Spiced Sugar Free Low Carb Apple Cider
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time
3 hrs
 

This Homemade Spiced Sugar Free Low Carb Apple Cider is the 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 craveworthy flavor. Combine your favorite apples with orange, fresh ginger and your favorite warming fall spices for a delicious fall flavor. Enjoy this low carb apple cider warm or chilled all season long.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cider, fall, low carb, low sugar, sugar free
Servings: 20 eight ounce servings
Calories: 54 kcal
Author: Briana
Ingredients
  • 20 whole apples, quartered we used an assortment of honey crisp, gala and granny smith.
  • 1 whole orange, quartered
  • 1 gallon water 16 cups
  • 8 whole cinnamon sticks or to taste
  • 2 inch knob fresh ginger, sliced
  • 1 whole fresh nutmeg pod
  • 2 tsp whole cloves
  • 2 tsp whole allspice
  • 2 whole star anise pods
  • 1/2 cup Swerve brown or brown sugar replacement or to taste
  • apple slices and cinnamon sticks for garnish
Instructions
  1. 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.

  2. Smash apples with a potato masher, then strain through a metal sieve. Discard fruit and whole spices.

  3. Taste, and over low heat, stir in sweetener to dissolve and adjust sweetener to taste.

  4. Serve warm or chilled.

Recipe Notes

Macros: These macros are estimated and provided as a courtesy via MyFitnessPal. We cannot guarantee the accuracy. 

Makes 20 eight ounce servings, 54 calories per serving, 14g total carbs, 3g fiber, making 11g net carbs and 6g sugar.