Wassail Christmas drink in a punch bowl title image


Wassail is a classic warm holiday drink made for a crowd.  It's non-alcoholic however can easily be spiked with bourbon or rum to suit your tastes!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas drink, wassail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 8-ounce servings
Calories 113 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 2 quarts (8 cups) Sweet Apple Cider
  • 5 cups Pineapple Juice
  • 2 cups No-Pulp Orange Juice
  • 1 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Cloves
  • 1/2 small package Red Hots or Cinnamon Imperials (Baking Decorations)


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large pot. Bring to a low simmer and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes for the flavors to blend.

  2. Strain into serving mugs and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113
% Daily Value*
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 298mg9%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Sugar 22g24%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 30.3mg37%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.