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Shrunken Head Apple Cider

Apples are peeled and carved to look like faces before being added to apple cider, making this a spooky drink great for a Halloween party.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 55 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 10 -12 cups


  • 4 granny smith apples
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 16 whole cloves
  • ½ gallon apple cider
  • 12 oz frozen lemonade concentrate
  • optional: 1 cup spiced rum whiskey or bourbon


  • 1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • 2. Peel the apples and slice in half. Remove the seeds and the core.
  • 3. Use a melon baller, vegetable peeler and/or paring knife to carve faces into the apples.
  • 4. Place apple faces onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Squeeze lemon juice on top.
  • 5. Bake for 90 minutes. Remove from the oven and press the cloves into the eye sockets.
  • 6. In a slow cooker, pour the apple cider and lemonade concentrate. Add the apples and turn to keep warm.
  • 7. To serve, pour into glasses and optionally stir in spiced rum, whiskey or bourbon.

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Keyword apple cider, Drinks, halloween
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