Crockpot Wassail is perfect for the holidays. Apple juice or cider mulled with cranberry, orange, and spices is the perfect way to enjoy a festive holiday celebration.
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Wassail – A Traditional Holiday Beverage
Wassail is a winter tradition, apple juice or cider is mulled together with cranberry juice and a variety of spices that are known for the holidays like cinnamon, allspice, and more. This drink has its origins in medieval times even William Shakespeare was known to drink Wassail. The flavors are perfect for Christmas eve or even the entire holiday season.
Crock-pot Wassail is Perfect for a Large Gathering
This holiday drink is perfect for a large gathering or housewarming. This flavorful drink stays warm in the crock-pot so everyone can enjoy this spiced treat. Since this warmed drink does not contain any alcohol it is perfect for all ages.
Wassail Recipe Ingredients
Here’s a list of what you need:
- Apple juice or apple cider
- Cranberry juice
- Cinnamon sticks
- Whole cloves
How to Make Wassail in a Crockpot
- In a large crockpot or a large slow cooker, combine apple juice or apple cider, cranberry juice, sugar, cinnamon sticks, and allspice.
- Poke cloves into the orange. Add the orange to the mixture.
- Cook on high for 1 hour, then on low or simmer for 4 to 8 hours.
- Serve hot.
How to store leftover Wassail
You may not be able to consume this entire recipe at once. First, strain out all of the fruit, then place in an airtight container. You can store this for up to 7 days in the refrigerator.
I hope you give this recipe for hot wassail a try! This is perfect for your next winter festivity.
More Holiday Drink Recipes
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- Eggnog Latte
- Eggnog Milkshake
- Milk Punch
- Hot Buttered Rum Mix
- Peppermint Mocha
- Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate
- Spiked Eggnog
Favorite Holiday Treats Recipes
- 2 quarts apple juice
- 1 pint cranberry juice
- 3/4 cups sugar
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 teaspoon allspice
- 1 small orange
- 8 whole cloves
- In a large crockpot, combine juices and sugar. Add cinnamon sticks and allspice.
- Poke cloves into the orange and add it to the mixture.
- Cook on high for 1 hour, then on low for 4 to 8 hours.
- Serve hot.