Make the Best Hot Caramel Apple Cider in the Crockpot
Need a delicious party drink recipe perfect for fall weather?
Consider filling your Crockpot with this easy-to-make hot caramel apple cider drink! Such a yummy beverage to serve while carving pumpkins, or to warm up your little ghosts and goblins after trick-or-treating. I love that you can just pour everything into the slow cooker and it’ll result in lots of deep fall flavors from festive mulling spices like cinnamon and clove.
Easy Starbucks fall drink copycat!
If you’ve ever had a Starbucks hot caramel apple cider drink, this is a fun copycat to make for less money at home! Top it with some whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sundae syrup for a yummy treat!
Try Torani salted caramel syrup for the caramel component to this drink! I tried it, and loved it for this easy slow cooker drink.
Feel free to first DIY your own apple cider if desired. I found it quicker to buy prepared pressed apple cider to avoid cooking, mashing and straining apples. But it’s easy to do by following these helpful homemade apple cider directions I found.
Easily make this an adult party beverage by adding alcohol! You can mix in spiced brandy or rum as a couple of ideas. How perfect to enjoy while tailgating on a chilly day or evening!
Slow Cooker Hot Caramel Apple Cider
yield: 12 SERVINGS
prep time: 10 MINUTES
total time: 10 MINUTES
This hot apple cider with caramel syrup is the perfect fall drink, and easy to make in the Crockpot!
- 12 cups apple juice or apple cider
- 2 tablespoons Torani salted caramel syrup, or to taste
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tangerines, or 1 small orange
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- a few whole cloves
- 2 whole nutmeg pieces
- whipped cream and caramel sauce for topping *optional
This drink represents everything fall!
I love how comforting it’ll make your home smell, and this caramel apple cider is such a warm delicious treat! My kids loved this spiced cider and have already asked me to make it again.