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Bourbon Caramel Apple Cider

Cozy spiked cider with rich caramel and cream flavors

Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword bourbon cider recipe, caramel cider recipe easy, easy hot apple cider, how to make boozy apple cider, spiked apple cider, spiked apple cider recipe
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 2 servings


  • 2 cups apple cider
  • ½ cup bourbon whiskey
  • 12 caramel candies unwrapped
  • whipped cream optional garnish
  • cinnamon optional garnish


  1. Add apple cider and caramel to a small saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Stirring regularly, heat mixture until caramels melt then lower heat.

  3. Once cider reaches a uniform consistency, turn off heat then stir in bourbon.

  4. Divide evenly between two mugs and garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon, if desired. Enjoy carefully!

Recipe Notes

Alternatively, you can add the bourbon in at the beginning cooking process. In my experience, the alcohol doesn't cook out in this short time of heating and the process is simplified.