Grandma Sheldon's Wassail

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Recipe by Brightspot

A most delicious hot apple drink for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Add a little dark rum, apple brandy or caramel flavored liquor for a kick!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place spices into cheese cloth and tie it at the top.
  2. Pour cider or juice, lemonade and orange juice concentrate and brown sugar into a large pot.
  3. Place cheese cloth with spices in the pot of juices. Bring the juices to a boil.
  4. Allow to boil for 5-10 minutes. Reduce heat, allow to simmer at very low heat all day. Serve hot.
  5. OPTIONAL: Put the spices into the coffee filter of your coffee maker, pour the juice and sugar mixture into the place where you'd normally pour water, and run a coffee cycle. The coffee maker will even keep it warm!
  6. OPTIONAL: Put all ingredients (with spices in a cheesecloth) into a crockpot on high for an hour, then lower to warm so that it stays warm all day for serving.

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