Pineapple-Cranberry Wassail

Pineapple-Cranberry WassailRecipe
Photo: Robbie Caponetto


Makes 5 1/2 cups
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes


4 cups cubed fresh pineapple
1 cup fresh orange juice
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 navel orange, sliced
2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
4 whole cloves
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


Bring first 7 ingredients and 4 cups water to a boil in a 4-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.

Remove from heat, and pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding solids. Stir in lemon juice. Serve immediately.

White Wine-Pineapple-Cranberry Wassail: Prepare recipe as directed, reducing water to 2 cups and stirring in 2 cups dry white wine with lemon juice.