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Wassail (Hot Spiced Cider)

Cocktails and mocktails are a must-have during the holiday season. Try this Wassail in a kid-friendly or adult version. Sponsor: [Florida's Natural](

  • Wassail (Hot Spiced Cider)
  • Ingredients
    • 8 cups apple cider
    • 2 cups Florida’s Natural Orange Juice
    • ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 4 cinnamon sticks, plus extra for garnish (optional)
    • 12 whole cloves
    • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
    • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

    1. Combine all ingredients in a large soup pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. 1. Let cool slightly before serving. Garnish cups with a cinnamon stick, if desired.


    Make it a cocktail: Substitute hard cider for apple cider. Simmer all ingredients except for hard cider for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add in 8 cups of hard cider and heat until warm. Serve.


    Per Serving: Calories 150, Total Fat 0g (Saturated 0g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 25mg, Total Carbohydrate 38g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Total Sugars 23g, Includes 0g Added Sugars), Protein 0g, Vitamin D 6%, Calcium 6%, Iron 0%, Potassium 2% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

    Serves: 8 servings

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