Learn how to make your own healthy apple cider at home with this simple recipe. The best part is that it contains no added sugars, flavorings, or stabilizers. This delicious and comforting beverage is sure to be a hit with family and friends this season.

Serves: 6

Prep Time: 15 min.

Cook Time: 3 hours

Total Time: 3 hours, 15 min.


  • 5 large apples, diced
  • 1 orange, diced and peeled
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 8 cups of filtered water
  • 1/2 cup Lakanto Golden Monk Fruit Sweetener


In a large saucepan, add all ingredients, except for the sweetener. Stir to combine.

Bring the apple cider to a boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer for 2 1/2 hours.

Using a potato masher, gently mash the stewed apples and orange. Strain the liquid through a sieve to separate the fruit from the cider.

Add Lakanto sweetener to the liquid and stir to combine. Let simmer for 30 minutes or until the sweetener has dissolved.

Serve warm!