Betty's Orange Wassail -- Christmas

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Dec. 17, 2015

Betty demonstrates how to make Orange Wassail, which will be one drink on this year's Christmas table. It is a spicy blend containing orange juice and cranberry juice.


Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Whole cloves 1 Dozen
Cinnamon sticks 2
Orange juice 3 Quart
Cranberry juice 32 Ounce (or cranberry juice cocktail)



Combine sugar, water, and spices in a large pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat.

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Discard spices. Add juices to syrup.


Heat to lukewarm and serve in punch cups or glasses.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2672Calories from Fat 48

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 111 mg4.63%

Total Carbohydrates 661 g220.3%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 598 g

Protein 21 g42%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet