Medium Brush Stroke

Wassail Hot Cider Recipe


Medium Brush Stroke

No Alcohol  Recipe

Tilted Brush Stroke

Hot Mulled Cider

Either choose the stovetop method, or the slow cooker method.

What Is Wassail?

Wassail (WOSS-el) hails from an old Norse phrase “ves heill”, literally means “to be in good health”. It is celebrated on Christmas Eve, Christmas day, New Years Eve and Twelfth Night .


Fruit Juices Apple Cider Brown Sugar Cinnamon Sticks Spices Star Anise Fresh Fruit

Juice Base

Pour in the cider, orange juice, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and brown sugar.

Spice It Up...

Place the nutmeg, cloves, allspice, star anise, and cinnamon sticks in a piece of cheesecloth, tie them up, and drop them into the pot or slow cooker.

Add Fruit and Serve

Ladle the mulled cider into mugs and serve garnished with a cinnamon stick and a slice of fresh apple and orange.

Thick Brush Stroke

Stove Top or Crockpot Method

I prefer warm apple cider, but this can also be served chilled, you could even add a splash of club soda or ginger beer.

Here we go a Wassailing!