Wassail puts everyone in the holiday spirit.  Make this drink from scratch & permeate the kitchen with the scents of the season.  Completed with clove-studded oranges, it looks as good as it tastes & smells.

wassail with clove studded oranges


Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs
Servings 12 servings


  • 1-3 oranges studded with whole cloves
  • 4 cups cranberry juice
  • 6 cinnamon sticks or 3 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 5 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Apple cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup rum optional


  • Mix juice, cider, water, brown sugar and ground cinnamon and rum (if using) in large saucepan or slow cooker.
  • Add cinnamon sticks, clove-studded oranges, and apple slices.
  • Simmer mixture for 3-4 hours.
  • Serve hot.
    wassail with orange & clove


Recipe from GroupRecipes.
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