Homemade Wassail

40 min Prep: 10 min Cook: 30 min
Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (7)

  • 4 cups apple cider (or unfiltered apple juice, doctored up with warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice)
  • 1/2 inch nub of fresh ginger, peeled and grated or finely minced
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 star anise (optional, but they're pretty!)
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, slit down the middle with the insides scooped out (or 1/4 ounce vanilla extract)
  • Bourbon (plan on about 1 1/2 ounces per drink. I used Jim Beam)


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