Winter Wassail

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 27mins
SERVES: 35
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour cider into large kettle, add spices and salt. Bring to a hard boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes
  • Remove from stove, add sugar to taste, if needed.
  • Cool. Strain wassail. Keep in a cool place till ready to use, but it is not necessary to refrigerate.
  • To prepare a wassail bowl: Use a heavy china bowl, a crock pot or a punch bowl.
  • Heat it over a large kettle of boiling water. Add lemon and orange slices.
  • When warm, add gin or vodka and let it heat, but do not boil or spirits will evaporate. Remove from heat.
  • Pour in the boiling wassail. If possible keep the bowl hot over a candle or alcohol burner. Ladle into punch cups and serve.
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