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Homemade Wassail Recipe

Fill your home with the scent of Christmas by making this homemade wassail recipe for family and friends in your slow cooker. Easy and delicious!
Course Drink
Cuisine British/English
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings 6 servings
Calories 60kcal
Author Ann Drake



  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 2 cups apple juice or apple cider
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups ginger beer or ginger ale
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries


  • Add to a 4 quart slow cooker: cranberry juice, apple juice, orange juice, ginger beer, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and fresh cranberries.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Thinly slice the orange and lemon.
  • Add slices to slow cooker ingredients.
  • Cook on low for at least 2 hours before serving.


I used a 4 quart Crock-pot.
I used Ocean Spray Diet Cranberry, Tropicana Trop50, diet ginger beer, and apple juice (no sugar added.)
This recipe can be doubled if a larger slow cooker is used.


Serving: 10oz. | Calories: 60kcal