Wassail Punch (Be Well)

Leola G. Jones, B.H.S.

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (concentrate)
  • 16 oz can frozen orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp allspice
  • 4 sticks of cinnamon
  • 1 gallon cider
  • 2 quart water
  • 2 cups sugar

Combine all ingredients and boil for 10 minutes. Put into punch bowl. Remove cinnamon stick.

The word Wassail means to “be well”. Wassail Punch is a Christmas drink the English have served for many years. At one time, it was a custom to sprinkle the punch on apple trees to make them healthier. Wassail is still a popular drink today.

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