A type of fruit juice that is made from the pulp of apples processed for their juice. It is a very clear liquid from which the pulp has been removed. This juice is often used to flavor meats, or as an ingredient in dressings and sauces, adding a sweet apple flavor. Generally, apple cider and apple juice are the same, however there may be several differences. Apple cider may be unfiltered or have no preservatives, while apple juice is filtered and may have preservatives added. And, apple cider may not be pasteurized while apple juice is typically pasteurized. For recipes from the United States, apple juice and apple cider may be used interchangeably in recipes without causing a noticeable difference in the end product.