Apple Cider Sauce

Apple Cider Sauce

Reducing apple cider intensifies its fruity flavor. This sauce is a perfect complement to fruit crisps, waffles, pancakes and ice cream.

From EatingWell: Fall 2003
Yield: 1 cup, for 8 servings
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 25


  1. 2 cups apple cider
  2. 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  3. 4 teaspoons water
  4. 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Boil cider in a small heavy saucepan over high heat until reduced to 1 cup, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Mix cornstarch and water; add to the cider and cook, stirring, until slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and swirl in butter until melted. Serve warm or chilled.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

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Nutrition Per Serving: 45 calories; 1 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 0 mg sodium; 0 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 fruit