Nothing tastes like Christmas quite like a cup of this warm wassail. —Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 4 cups hot brewed tea
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 bottle (32 ounces) cranberry juice
- 1 bottle (32 ounces) apple juice
- 2 cups orange juice
- 3/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches each)
- 24 whole cloves, divided
- 1 orange, sliced
- In a large kettle, combine tea and sugar. Add the juices, cinnamon sticks and 12 of the cloves. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. Serve warm or cool. Garnish punch bowl with orange slices studded with remaining cloves.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 121 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Holiday Wassail in Taste of Home December/January 1994
Dec 23, 2012
I've been following this recipe for years. Everyone expects me to make it at holiday parties. Try this! You won't be disappointed!
Dec 25, 2011
Oh I cannot tell you how great this recipe is. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.