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Homemade Crockpot Apple Cider And Oliver Pluff & Co. Wassail

  • Author: Amy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8.5 cups 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


‘Tis the season for warm and cozy mugs full of hot drinks and warming spices. Homemade crockpot apple cider is easy to make and is transformed with Oliver Pluff & Co. Wassail Cider Spices. I used all of the cold season spices like cinnamon sticks, allspice, cloves, and star anise in this delicious slow cooked apple cider.



11 Gala Apples (more is fine), chopped

1 orange, dried or fresh, sliced

5 cinnamon sticks

20 whole cloves

20 whole allspice

10 cups of water

Oliver Pluff and Co. Wassail Cider Spices

2 Tbsp sweetener of choice ( I used Swerve confectioners)


  1. Combine: Fill your crockpot with all of the ingredients except the Wassail cider spices.
  2. Slow Cook: Slow Cook on high for 4 hours.
  3. Strain: Strain through a regular strainer into a bowl.
  4. Strain Again: Remove the cinnamon sticks and place all of the cooked fruit mixture into a cheese cloth or clean kitchen towel (I didn’t have any fancy cheesecloth so I used a kitchen towel). Squeeze out all of the juice. This will take about 10 minutes.
  5. Final Strain: Strain all of the juice again through a fine mess strainer. ***
  6. Return Juice: Return juice to the crockpot with the bag of wassail spices.
  7. Continue Slow Cooking: Continue cooking on high for 2 more hours.


***At this point you have homemade crockpot apple cider.  Continuing with the wassail spices is optional.

  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: North American

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