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Citrus Wassail

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"'I found this healthy wassail recipe in a cookbook,' writes Julie Williquette of Hartselle, Alabama. 'My daughter first prepared it to go with our day-after-Thanksgiving leftovers meal, and everyone loved it!'"
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 13 servings


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  1. In a Dutch oven, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes. Serve warm.


  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 cup equals 128 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 fruit.


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This had a great flavor and made my house smell wonderful. The only drawback of this recipe is that it was a little too sweet for my taste (and I love sweet things). Next time I'll try leaving...

A great, "dressed up" apple cider for special occasions (like New Year's Eve parties!). I too used less sugar. Just taste it before adding it and add by the tablespoon until you reach your prefe...

I served this at my daughter-in-law's baby shower....we'd just had an ice storm, and this warmed our spirits! Everyone loved it!

We have a new baby in the house and when a cold snap hit right after he came home, this was easy and simple to serve guests who dropped by. I completely forgot the sugar in the first batch and n...

Perfect! I made it over and over this Christmas! This will be come a tradition for our holidays! I did not make any changes! Updated: 5 years later and we still love this wassail. As you near...

Our family loves this wassail recipe and have started making it every Christmas Eve. I just went today to get the ingredients and am really looking forward to having it again in two days! :)