Christmas Wassail with Baked Apples

Christmas Wassail with Baked Apples

by Loïc Lefebvre 1 year ago
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20 minutes
190 kcal
47.8 g carbs
Description

Traditional Christmas punch garnished with floating baked apples and cinnamon sticks. Serve warm or at room temperature. Add a spray of pine or cedar fronds and some shiny red apples around the bowl for a festive table decoration. Exceptionally delicious wassail served as is or add your favorite rum to spice it up for a more festive holiday. Can keep leftover wassail in refrigerator and heat to serve next day.

Ingredients
  • 3 large cooking apples, cored and halved
  • 1 gallon apple cider, divided
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 6 whole allspice berries
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, or more to taste
Directions
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2. Place halved apples, cut sides down, on a baking sheet.
  3. 3. Bake in the preheated oven until apples are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. 4. Simmer 2 cups apple cider, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg in a large kettle or pot for 10 minutes. Add the remaining apple cider, orange juice concentrate, and lemonade concentrate; stir until wassail is smooth. Mix brown sugar into the wassail; heat until almost boiling. Float baked apple halves and cinnamon sticks in the wassail; serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 20 servings
calories: 190 kcal
carbohydrates: 47.8 g
protein: 0.4 g
saturated fat: 0.1 g
sodium: 26.1 mg
fiber: 1.2 g
sugar: 42.3 g