Wassail Punch

Wassail Punch

Bea Gassman 40

"Great for holiday gatherings. Using a slow-cooker to prepare this allows the aroma to be savored for hours."


8 h 5 m servings 101 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.9g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 8 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a slow-cooker or a large pot over low heat, combine apple cider, orange juice and lemon juice. Season with cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer. If using a slow cooker, allow to simmer all day. Serve hot.
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  1. 153 Ratings


This is wassail the way it should be--tart, spicy, and not overly sweet. I did end up using less lemon juice because it was a little TOO tart for even me; however, I was using the bottled stuff...

I love how this recipe doesn't require any sugar and uses only juice and spices. I had everything on hand, and I even used a chunk of peeled, fresh ginger instead of the dried. I made it Sunda...

I followed the original recipe and did find it a little tart (as others have noted), but after adding a little extra apple cider, it was great! I made it at 8am for a party that night, and it g...

I thought the recipe needed a little more zip. I added 1/4 cup red hots replaced 1 quart of apple juice for 1 quart red grapefruit juice


Always good at Holiday time! It makes the kitchen smell wonderful.

Very good. I didn't know what it was suppose to taste like but everyone enjoyed it. I had some spiced rum on the side for those who wanted to 'kick-it-up' a bit. And, I did add some cranberry ju...

Everyone loved it at my Christmas party!

Not quite what I was hoping for. I love hot spiced drinks but this is not one that I will be making again. It smells good but the flavor just isn't there.