Winter Wassail

This will fill the house with holiday aromas.

Yield: Makes 13 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 2 teaspoons whole allspice
  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 6 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 quarts apple cider
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups lemon juice
  • 1 cup water


  1. Tie first 3 ingredients together in a piece of cheesecloth or coffee filter.
  2. Bring cider and sugar to a boil in a large saucepan. Add spice bag; reduce heat, and simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Remove spice bag; discard.
  3. Stir in orange juice and remaining ingredients; simmer 5 minutes or until heated. Serve hot.
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