Belgian Wassail

To make clove-studded orange slices, poke small holes around the edges of each slice with a fork or knife, and insert whole cloves.

Yield: Makes about 1 gal.
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  • 2 oranges
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 gal. apple cider
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • Garnish: clove-studded orange slices


  1. 1. Squeeze juice from oranges and lemons into a bowl, reserving rinds.
  2. 2. Bring citrus juice, rinds, apple cider, and next 3 ingredients to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a container, discarding solids. Garnish, if desired.
  3. Note: This may be enjoyed hot or cold. To serve warm, keep the beverage in coffee carafes or a slow cooker.
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