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Grandma's Wassail

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"An easy recipe for the traditional holiday drink. If you don't have a tea ball, place spice mixture on a small piece of cheesecloth and tie with a string, forming a small pouch."
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25 m servings 151
Original recipe yields 36 servings


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  1. Mix apple cider, orange juice, lemon juice, pineapple juice, and sugar together in a large pot over medium-low heat.
  2. Place cloves and cinnamon in a tea ball; add ball to the apple cider mixture. Simmer mixture until warmed through, about 15 minutes. Serve from pot with large ladle.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 151 calories; 0 37.9 0.2 0 25 Full nutrition

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This recipe is always a family favorite for the holidays. I usually make a kid friendly batch, then one for the adults with rum added. Every year I'm asked to make this. I'd say its a hit.

Good recipe but too sweet as written. I eliminated the sugar and it was perfect. Every guest loved it. I added whole allspice for added flavor.