Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Traditional Wassail

Traditional Wassail

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From the kitchen of dixonc

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Recipe Details

Cook Time:
1.5 hour(s)
Tags: Dairy‑free, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Vegan


1 gallon apple cider
1 quart freshly brewed tea
1/2 cup sugar
4 cinnamon sticks
3 oranges, cloved


  1. In large pot pour apple cider, tea, sugar, cinnamon sticks, and cloved oranges.*

  2. Then simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

  3. Serve hot.

  4. For adults, add a drop or two of rum.

Note: To clove oranges simply peel oranges and remove as much of the pith as possible. Then stick 10-15 cloves into each orange.


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