coffee pot wassail (sallye)

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By sallye bates
from Austin, TX

This is an easy version of the traditional English wassail. It's a snap to make and leaving it in the percolator keeps it warm and ready to serve.

serves Yield 30 cups
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For coffee pot wassail (sallye)

  • NOTE: YOU WILL NEED A 30 CUP PERCOLATOR FOR THIS
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 4
    cinnamon sticks, broken up
  • 4 tsp
    whole cloves
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 9 c
    cranberry juice
  • 54 oz
    apple juice
  • 6 oz
    frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 4-1/2 c
    water
  • 1 c
    bourbon or port (optional)

How To Make coffee pot wassail (sallye)

  • 1
    Place brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves and salt in the top basket. Set aside.
  • 2
    Place all remaining ingredients in the pot.
  • 3
    Return basket to top of pot.
  • 4
    Switch pot on and percolate as you normally would coffee or other beverages. Wait for the wonderful smells to surround you.
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