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Hot Cranberry Wassail

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 12
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A festive hot cranberry and apple beverage that fills the room with seasonal aromas. For a little twist, add a small amount of rum!
by: Sugar and Charm
Updated Mar 20, 2017
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  • 6 cups cranberry juice
  • 3 1/2 cups apple juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 5 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  • 1
    Add all of the ingredients into a stock pot and bring to a boil for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Let it simmer for 15-20 until the spices can blend into the juice.
  • 3
    You can leave it simmering as your guests arrive and serve hot or remove from heat and serve room temperature.
  • 4
    For a little twist, add a splash of rum!
  • 5
    Garnish with cinnamon sticks and orange slices.

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More About This Recipe

  • Make your holiday party warm and festive with this ruby red, deliciously, hot cranberry and apple beverage. Cranberry Wassail combines cinnamon and other seasonal herbs to give it a wintery taste and feeling. When it's burning on the stove it fills the room with seasonal aromas. Perfect for a holiday party because you can make it before your guests arrive and have a stress-free drink to serve! For a little twist, you can add in a little rum and serve it as a warm traditional cocktail. It's super easy to make with just a few ingredients and spices.
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