the gingered whisk

Traditional  Apple Cider Wassail

appl es

Main Ingredient

▢ 4 apples, cut in half and cored ▢ 1 orange ▢ 1 TBSP whole cloves ▢ 2 quarts apple cider ▢ juice 1 lemon ▢ 2 cinnamon sticks ▢ 1/2 cup honey ▢ 1/4 tsp ground ginger ▢ 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg ▢ 2 star anise ▢ 6 allspice berries

Ingredients

Traditional Apple Cider Wassail

Yield

12 Servings

PREP

10-Minutes

Total Time

1 Hour

Level

Easy

1. Preheat oven to 350. 2. Slice the apples in half and scoop out the core. Fill the hole with sugar and place in a 9x13 baking pan.

Preheat & Slice:

3. Poke the whole cloves into the orange and place into the baking dish with the apples.

Poke the Cloves:

4. Place 1" of water in the bottom of the pan and place the pan into the oven to roast for 40 minutes.

Roast:

5. While the fruit is roasting, pour the apple cider into a large stock pot.

Pour:

6. Add remaining spices, lemon juice, and the honey to the cider.

Add:

7. Allow to barely simmer while the fruit finishes roasting (When the fruit is done roasting, add it to the pot as well).

Simmer:

8. Keep heating on low heat to keep warm while you enjoy!

Keep Warm:

Enjoy!

Hot Spiced Cranberry Orange Cocktail

Blood Orange Bourbon Smash – with Spicy Vanilla Sugar

Orange Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

More Great Recipes!