Old English Wassail


1 3/4 cups sugar

1 qt water

1 teaspoon whole cloves

4 sticks cinnamon

2 qts apple cider

3 cups orange juice

2 cups lemon juice

1 fifth dark rum (optional)


Boil sugar & spices in water. Let stand 1 hour. Strain. Add cider & juices to spiced waster & heat. Add dark rum, if desired.


Serving Ideas: May serve a decanter of rum on the side for optional use.