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two glasses of apple cider

Instant Pot Apple Cider for the Autumn Equinox

Jesse McDonald
Celebrate Mabon, the Witches' Autumn Equinox, with this beautiful 15-minute apple cider recipe!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 2 quarts


  • Pressure cooker
  • Mesh strainer


  • 15 Apples, small Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Honey Crisp; Great for happiness, love, and friendship
  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks Great for warmth, wealth, and fast results
  • 1 Star Anise Great for protection and luck
  • 1 sprinkle Ground Cloves Great for protection, good health, and wealth
  • 1 sprinkle Pumpkin Pie Spice Great for money
  • 1/4 c. Sugar Great for ensuring a nice manifestation
  • Water, to cover


  • Core and chop up the apples.
  • Place all ingredients into the instant pot. Cover the apples with water.
  • Pressure cook for 20 minutes. Allow the pressure cooker to naturally release the pressure.
  • Taste. Use the sautee function on high to reduce the cider down to concentrate the flavor.
  • Strain and serve. Chill leftovers and use within 5 days.
Keyword Apples, Autumn Equinox, Cider, Instant Pot, Mabon
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