Spiced Wassail

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This is an old-fashioned, traditional beverage, & the recipe for this particular winter holiday treat comes, with a few of my own tweeks, from Better Homes and Gardens 'so good with FRUIT' cookbook.

Top Review by mary winecoff

What a wonderful holiday drink! I served this to the whole family (although I did add a wee bit of rum to mine) and we all loved it. Plus the addition of my house smelling wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing. Made for November Beverage Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Break the cinnamon stick into pieces, &--along with the whole cloves & whole allspice--tie the cinnamon pieces in a cheesecloth bag.
  2. Cut each orange in half.
  3. In a large covered saucepan, combine the cider, cranberry juice, sugar & orange bitters.
  4. Add the spice bag, oranges & rum extract, & simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove spices & pour into a warm serving bowl, leaving the oranges to float on top.

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