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Warm Ginger and Pineapple Cider Recipe

Updated on November 25, 2011

Warm Ginger and Pineapple Cider

This recipe for Warm Ginger and Pineapple Cider makes me think of Fall and Winter time.  Its a great warm drink on a cold evening or afternoon.  It has such a rich aroma and spice that it seems to warm up the whole atmosphere.  I recall having groups of adults and children going caroling at Christmastime.  We would take breaks, or come back after and have the smell of this greeting us.  So its natural that there is a lot of fun and happy memories associated with it. 

The other benefit is that there is fresh ginger in this recipe.  We have had a very difficult year with my dad that lives closer to me.  He has beat brain tumors and cancer for now, but is struggling some with his lungs currently, a double pneumonia to be exact.  He is getting better, and a friend suggested fresh ginger tea with cinnamon to help heal the pneumonia.  So this recipe, all the more is appealing to our family.  For the ginger tea you slice up the ginger just the same as you do in this recipe.  Its very healthy in that regard! 

cross section of ginger root
cross section of ginger root
large ginger root
large ginger root

Ingredients for Ginger Pineapple Cider


You will want about 3 inches of fresh ginger root

2 quarts of apple juice or apple cider.  Its best if its unsweetened for this recipe

2 cans of frozen pineapple juice concentrate

2 - 3 cinnamon sticks, I like to use 3, especially if drinking for the health benefits

4 cloves

9 cups of water

lemon or orange, optional (if you use the bottom "clove tip")


In a crock pot, or big soup or stockpot, combine the pineapple concentrate and apple juice or ciders together.  I like to use the crock pot because I can take it wherever it is needed and plug it in, closer to the people that will be drinking it if its a get together.  On the stove top is great too though. 

Wash your ginger root, and slice into coin size slices.

Add the water, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and cut up ginger. 

You want to almost boil this but not quite.  Let it simmer over low heat. 

To serve, keep the crock pot or stove setting on warm.  Have a generous ladle and some favorite mugs or insulated cups. 

If you are concerned about the cloves, you can tie them and the cinnamon sticks into a cheesecloth wrapping, and let it steep like a tea bag.  Take that out before serving. Or, you can do the option below, if you don't want them floating around loose.

**Favorite clove tip!  For this and other similar recipes, put a small orange or tangerine or lemon , whole or cut in half into the pot, after sticking the cloves into the sides of the skin.**

Regarding the health benefits, I do know that my friend that had horrible pneumonia last year, said she was able to heal the pneumonia by drinking a fresh ginger and cinnamon tea.   Don't underestimate the power of nature to heal ourselves, I know that I am not surprised. 

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    • oceansnsunsets profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      Hi Steph, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. I hope your cider turned out well! I love hot drinks almost any time of the year, but especially this time of year and as it gets colder.

    • stephhicks68 profile image

      Stephanie Hicks 

      7 years ago from Bend, Oregon

      Hi oceans - this warm drink recipe sounds wonderful! Ginger has so many beneficial health properties. Apple cider, ginger and pineapple must be awesome together. I'm bookmarking this so I can make it this weekend. Cheers, Steph

    • oceansnsunsets profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      Thanks! It is great for any time of year, but especially when its cold outside. Great for a cold too.

    • PhoenixV profile image


      8 years ago from USA

      This sounds great!

    • oceansnsunsets profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from The Midwest, USA

      Thank you Pamela, I know that come winter time, I love a good warm drink of any kind.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      oceanssunsets, Congratulations on your win. My mother likes warm cidar but I am not crazy about it, however, your recipe sounds good.


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