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Instant pot apple cider
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Instant Pot Apple Cider

This pressure cooker apple cider is made in one pot. You just need to put the apple cider ingredients in, set the controls, and walk away until it’s done! No watching!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
natural release 10 mins
Course holiday drink
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 172 kcal


  • 3 pounds Gala apples, (skin on, quartered, cored)
  • ½ pound Granny Smith apples, (skin on, quartered, cored)
  • 1 large orange, (peeled and quartered)
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon allspice, (or use more according to your liking)
  • ½ tablespoon dried whole cloves
  • ½ cup brown sugar, (or use more according to your liking)
  • water , (just enough to cover the apples and orange)


  • Place Gala apples, Granny Smith apples and orange in a pressure cooker or instant pot.
  • Spread the sugar evenly, add cinnamon stick, clove, and allspice.
  • Fill the pot with water, just enough to cover the apples.
  • Secure the lid, ensuring the valve is turned to the Sealing position. Select "Manual" and set it to 15 minutes and let it release all pressure naturally for 10 minutes.
  • Open the lid and stir well.
  • Using the back of the ladle, mash the apple and orange.
  • Strain out cider using a strainer or cheesecloth; discard solids. This apple cider can last up to 1 week in the fridge.
  • Serve hot or cold. Enjoy!


If you love stronger flavor, feel free to add more spices such as nutmeg, star anise, ginger or cardamom. Vanilla extract or bourbon may also be used. 


Calories: 172kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 7mgPotassium: 280mgFiber: 6gSugar: 36gVitamin A: 159IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 1mg
Keyword apple cider, instant pot apple cider, pressure cooker apple cider, spiced apple cider, warm apple cider
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