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Cranberry Wassail

Cranberry Wassail

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Miss Blurton

This is a traditional spiced holiday drink with an added twist. Enjoy this wonderful wassail for a cold winter day or to serve at Christmas parties.

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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  • Calories:
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 69.8g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 28 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. In a large saucepan or pot, combine cider, cranberry juice, lemon juice, pineapple juice, orange slices, cloves, honey, sugar, and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer; add nutmeg, ginger, and allspice. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Serve warm and garnish each cup with mint and an orange slice.
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Leigh Ann Rowan Kiraly

I've made this recipe for years. I use a big 30-cup perculator and put the spices in the basket and the juices where the water goes. It makes the house smell as good as the Wassail tastes


Made this for Thanksgiving this year and everyone loved it! I made it in the crock pot and put it on high for about 45 minutes. We will be making this again!

Melissa in Tucson

Spiked it with spiced rum, very good. Tried to cut back on the sugar, but it reallly did require the full amount.