Spiced Hot Wassail: A Holiday Must

We love the warmth and comfort this spiced wassail offers on a cold winter day. Especially fun at Christmas time, but good anytime! You'll love the delicious smell wafting through your home.

Hot Wassail

A family favorite, spicy and fruity and warm.

  • large stockpot
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar (you can use honey)
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (full-sized)
  • 8 allspice berries
  • 10 cloves
  • 1 whole piece dried ginger root
  • 4 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups lemon juice
  • 2 quarts apple cider
  1. Combine all ingredients in stockpot or crockpot. Simmer for 1 or more hours to allow flavors to marry.

  2. When ready to serve, strain out the whole spices.

  3. Serve warm.

allspice berries, cinnamon sticks, juices

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