Wassail (United Kingdom)



  • 2 quarts  apple cider
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 pinch ground ginger
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg


In a slow-cooker or a large pot over low heat, combine apple cider, orange juice and lemon juice. Season with cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer. If using a slow cooker, allow to simmer all day. Serve hot.

  • 12 servings
  • PREP 5 mins
  • COOK 8 hrs

4 thoughts on “Wassail (United Kingdom)

  1. Cindi Hughes says:

    So….no mention for use of the 4 cinnamon sticks. One would think cinnamon in the recipe, but no…makes 8 servings, 1/2 in each drink also makes no sense…..??? Help; making tomorrow

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