Wassail Granita

Wassail Granita {Vegan}

Servings 4 cups
Author Veg Life Staff


  • 4 C Cranberry Juice
  • 1-1/4 C Apple Cider
  • ½ C Sugar
  • 2 whole Cinnamon Sticks
  • ½ tsp of whole Allspice
  • ¼ tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 2 Tbl fresh Orange Juice
  • Orange slices cinnamon sticks and/or whole cloves for garnish


  • In a saucepan, add the cranberry juice and apple cider.
  • Add the sugar, cinnamon sticks, allspice and nutmeg.
  • Heat to boiling and then reduce heat, simmering for 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain to remove spices.
  • Place into a flat 8" x 8" glass baking dish, or loaf pan.
  • Freeze for 45 minutes.
  • Using a fork, lightly scrape to create the crystals.
  • Repeat this process until it's completely frozen and scraped into loose crystals. It should appear much lighter in color once scraped.
  • Spoon into chilled decorative glasses with a sprig of mint.
  • Serve immediately or freeze until ready to enjoy.