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old virginia wassail cider

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Yvonne Corbett
Kalispell, MT

This is a good drink anytime , but especially at the holidays. Great for cold weather entertaining...and the smell of it simmering on the stove is like a little slilce of heaven .. :)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a wonderfully different take on your everyday cider. The addition of orange and pineapple juice makes for a slightly sweet, slightly tangy flavor that's perfect for any special gathering!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 4
serves 15
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For old virginia wassail cider

  • 2 qt
    apple cider
  • 2 c
    orange juice
  • 1 46 oz can
    pineapple juice
  • 2
    cinnamon stick
  • 1 Tbsp
    whole cloves
  • 1/2 c

How To Make old virginia wassail cider

  • 1
    In a large stock pot over medium heat, combine the apple cider, orange juice, pineapple juice, cinnamon sticks, cloves and honey.
  • 2
    Bring to a boil, then simmer over low heat, or transfer to a slow cooker to keep warm while serving.
  • 3
    Strain out cinnamon sticks and cloves before serving if desired.