Cranberry Wassail

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Chihuahua Momma

I got this recipe from my mother in law. I believe she got it years ago while she and her husband were living in Germany. I think its pretty good and I'm sure you could add alcohol to your taste if you wanted.

Top Review by vicks84

I added less lemon juice and about 1/4 cup of extra sugar and it was great! It makes your house smell wonderful too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a paper coffee filter place the nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice. Tie top together with string from teabag.
  2. Steep teabag(s) and spices in 2 1/2 cups water in a sauce pan for about five minutes.
  3. In a large bowl combine cranberry sauce, 1 1/2 cups boiling water and 3/4 cup sugar. You can do it by hand but an electric mixer saves time and energy. Mix until there are no lumps.
  4. Add orange juice, realemon juice and another 1 1/2 cups boiling water.
  5. Remove teabag and spices from sauce pan. Add the tea and cranberry mixtures together. You can use a Dutch oven or a crock pot.
  6. You can add more water to dilute the mixture to taste. It will keep for about 10 days, though its never lasted that long.

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