Christmas Recipe: Cinnamon Cider

Cozy up to a comforting mug of festive cider

Cinnamon Cider

Cinnamon Cider

After a day of outdoor winter fun, warm up with this guilt-free variation on a long-time holiday favourite. Made with only a handful of ingredients and lightly sweetened with naturally-sourced stevia, this beverage is tasty, easy to make and sugar-free, so it’s ideal for the whole family to enjoy.

Cinnamon Cider

Makes 4 servings


4 cups (1 litre) apple juice

1 tablespoon (15 ml) Pure Via Stevia Liquid sweetener*

4 teaspoons (20 ml) lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) ground cinnamon

4 cinnamon sticks, optional


1. Heat apple juice in a saucepan on medium heat until steaming.

2. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients. Serve in mugs with a stick of cinnamon as a garnish, if desired.*Or substitute 6 packets Pure Via sweetener

Additional family-friendly beverage ideas are available at www.purevia.ca.Note that stevia, the sweetener in Pure Via, is also known as steviol glycosides.

Nutritional information per serving (250 mL): Calories: 115, Sodium: 10 mg, Fat: < 0 g, Carbohydrates: 29 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Protein: <0 g


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