One of my absolute favorite fall traditions is making apple cider from scratch with my dad. This tradition began almost a decade ago. I love the time together and the delicious drink makes it even better! This recipe is simple and with the cooler weather coming in, it’s perfect for this time of year. 

Materials needed: 

4 lbs of apples 

Apple corer 

Knife 

Blender 

Cheesecloth 

Saucepan 

Thermometer 

Steps: 

1. Wash apples. Core/cut into wedges 

2. Purée apples in batches until they resemble fine pulp 

{allow to sit together for 30 minutes}

3. Put the pulp in the cheesecloth {section cheesecloth into smaller pieces so it will go further} and squeeze out juice. 

4. Briefly heat to 160*. {do not overheat} 

***this pasteurizes the cider 

5. Serve immediately or store in a clean glass jar 

{we always drink it right away!} 

You can also add caramel sauce for a yummy add in! 

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do! I love this time of year! 

Do you have any favorite fall recipes??