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Old Virginia Wassail Cider

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars
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"A quick and delicious hot cider drink - Great for cold weather entertaining. Always a big hit with young and old! Cloves can be placed into cheesecloth or teabag infuser for easy removal if desired. A cinnamon stick in each cup makes a nice garnish."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 170
Original recipe yields 15 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large stock pot over medium heat, combine the apple cider, orange juice, pineapple juice, cinnamon sticks, cloves and honey. Bring to a boil, then simmer over low heat, or transfer to a slow cooker to keep warm while serving. Strain out cinnamon sticks and cloves before serving if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 170 calories; 0.2 42.7 0.6 0 18 Full nutrition

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I have made a similar recipe for many years for Christmas Day. I poke the whole cloves on an orange and place it in the pot with all the other ingredients. I don't bring to a boil, I just let ...

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I made this in the crock pot. First I microwaved all liquids to near boiling to get the spices to bloom more. Then I added the liquid to the crock. It just isn't spicy/flavorful enough for me. I...

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I have made a similar recipe for many years for Christmas Day. I poke the whole cloves on an orange and place it in the pot with all the other ingredients. I don't bring to a boil, I just let ...

I followed recipe, except added a couple of cups of cranberry/pomegrante juice (100% juice, no sugar added variety) that I needed to get out of fridge because I needed the space. Also, I stuck...

This was great in the slow cooker. Due to all the pots being in use at my in-laws house, I just put everything in the crock pot to begin with. Didn't get to bring it to a boil, so the spiced p...

So good! Stuck it in a crock pot on high an hour before my party started and was perfect and ready for serving when guests arrived. They loved it!

This was amazing!! I was a little unsure that it would taste to citrus-y but it was the perfect blend of flavors. It wasn't too sweet and all the flavors blended together beautifully. I did le...

My mom made wassail every christmas for me growing up and this is almost the exact recipe she used, only instead of honey she used sugar. Now that she is gone I make it for my kids every year, ...

I didn't follow this recipe exactly. I used the cidar, honey, and orange juice (freshly sqeezed), but didn't have pinapple juice available. I put the cloves in a tied coffee filter, let the cinn...

I had wassail when I was young and have always loved it. This recipe is exactly like what I remember, it's delicious! I've made it at Christmas for the past 3 or 4 yrs and it is always a hit. ...

This is a fabulous recipe! Even my sister, who isn't very fond of wassail, enjoyed this recipe. And it's just as delicious cold, and with a touch of lemon-lime soda.