Cranberry Wassail

Cranberry Wassail

Cranberry and spices provide flavorful addition to wassail that is ready in 20 minutes. Perfect drink to serve for Christmas.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

6
whole cloves
6
whole allspice
1
bottle (48 oz) cranberry juice cocktail (6 cups)
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
bottle (750 ml) dry red wine
Orange slices, if desired
Cinnamon sticks, if desired
  1. Tie whole spices in 2 layers of cheesecloth or place in tea ball.
  2. In large saucepan or Dutch oven, mix cranberry juice cocktail, brown sugar and nutmeg; add spices. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in wine; cook until thoroughly heated. Remove spices. Serve wassail warm; garnish each glass with orange slice and cinnamon stick.
Makes 12 servings (3/4 cup)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Make-ahead Tip
Wassail may be stored for 3 days in a covered container in the refrigerator. Reheat over medium heat before serving.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • Total Fat 0g
      • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
    • Sodium 10mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 26g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 0g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.