Christmas Wassail

Christmas Wassail


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes

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You don’t have to go wassailing to enjoy this traditional Christmas drink. Historical wassail drinks are completely different from one another. Some even use beaten eggs. Here is a blonde version. Alcohol is optional. 

  • 1/2 Gallon Apple Cider
  • 46 Ounces Pineapple Juice
  • 12 Ounces Apricot Nectar
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 6 Ounces Frozen Orang Juice Concentrate (Thawed)
  • 6 Ounces Frozen Lemonade Concentrate (Thawed)
  • 10 Whole Star Anise
  • 5 Cinnamon Sticks
  1. Combine all ingredients in Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Cover with lid and reduce heat to low. Simmer 1 hour.
  2. Remove from heat and strain. Throw away anise and cinnamon.
  3. Serve hot. Can last refrigerated for two weeks.
  4. Makes 5 Quarts
  5. "Work With What You Got!"
  6. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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