Hot Wassail, Mom's

Hot Wassail, Mom's Recipe

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Megan Stewart

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@GSMegan

I remember mom making this, and the whole house smelled fantastic! I got to put the whole cloves into the oranges once she pierced them, and even got to have a separate pot (without the brandy obviously since I was 7 when she passed away) for me and my friends. The holidays were special because of her, and I miss her greatly. It is recipes like this that bring back smells and memories...

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Serves:
24
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 small
    oranges
  • 2 qt
    sweet apple cider
  • 1 box
    whole cloves
  • 2 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 stick
    cinnamon
  • 1 c
    apple brandy or applejack
  • 1 c
    sugar

How to Make Hot Wassail, Mom's

Step-by-Step

  1. Pierce oranges with skewer and cover with cloves. Bake in shallow pan 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Combine cider, fruit juices and cinnamon in a kettle, heat. Add sugar and stir until dissolved, remove from heat and add brandy. Place oranges in a heat proof punch bowl, add punch. Keep remainder warm over low heat but do not boil.

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About Hot Wassail, Mom's

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American




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