Mulled apple juice recipe

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Come and try our delicious recipe for mulled apple juice. Packed full of the flavours of the festive season, this hot juiceis the perfect winter warmer

  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories70 Kcal4%
Sugar15.7 g17%
Fat0.1 g0%
Saturated Fat0.0 g0%
Salt0.02 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein0.4 g1%
Carbohydrates17.6 g7%
Salt0.02 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Cinnamon, citrus, ginger and honey mingle with warm apple juice in this wonderful non-alcoholic alternative to classic Christmas spirits. This delicious juice is a quick and simple winter warmer, containing all of the flavours of the festive season, and even the most inexperienced of cooks can rustle it up in no time. It’s great to serve to the kids whilst you’re enjoying a cup of mulled wine, but don’t let the fact it’s alcohol free fool you – guests of all ages will love its sweet and spicy taste. Plus, you’ve probably already got most of the ingredients tucked away in your store cupboard


  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Peel of 1 large orange
  • Peel of 1 large lemon
  • Small knob of fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 litre carton apple juice
  • 2tsp runny honey




  1. Add the cinnamon stick, orange and lemon peel, and a sprinkle of the grated ginger to a large saucepan.
  2. Pour in the apple juice and place the pan over a low heat, simmering for 10-15 minutes to allow the flavours to infuse.
  3. Stir in the honey (you can add a little more to taste if required).
  4. Strain the mixture into a jug and serve whilst still warm.
Top Tip for making Mulled apple juice

If the jug of mixture cools before you’ve finished drinking, you can simply return it to an empty saucepan and reheat it again!

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies