Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker Wassail in a Jar is like gifting a cozy cup of heart warming goodness and a dreamy scented candle all in one! Your loved ones will remember you for hours after they brew it up!
My mind has been going and going thinking of all the fun gifts that would be perfect for the pressure cooker fanatics in your life. Today is Pressure Cooker Wassail in a Jar.
I simply took my favorite Pressure Cooker Wassail of all time and stuffed all those amazing, aromatic ingredients into a jar. All that’s left for the gift-ee to do is dump the ingredients into the pressure cooker pot, add orange juice, and apple juice, cook, strain, drink!
Have I mentioned the smell yet? My goodness, it is glorious.
Simple, inexpensive, unexpected, and delicious.
Plus, if your loved one doesn’t want to use it right away, they can throw the jar into the freezer for another time!
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Gift Guide: Pressure Cooker Wassail in a Jar
Show your loved ones you care with a big cup of warm, spice filled Wassail, all packed up in a Mason Jar and ready to brew at any moment!
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 12 cups
For the Mason Jar
- zest of 1 orange
- 1 orange, pith cut off and discarded, then sliced
- zest of 2 lemons
- 2 lemons, pith cut off and discarded, then sliced
- 5 cinnamon sticks
- 10 whole cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 inch ginger, peeled and cut into discs
- 2 vanilla beans, split and cut into 1 inch pieces (can omit or substitute with 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract)
To add later
- 8 cups apple cider
- 4 cups orange juice
For the Mason Jar
- Layer the ingredients in the following order: orange slices, lemon slices, orange and lemon zest, cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and vanilla.
- Top with lid. Tie a ribbon around the jar, top it with a bow, or place it in a gift bag.
Include the following directions with the jar:
- Place Mason jar contents into the pressure cooker pot. Add 8 cups apple cider and 4 cups orange juice. Secure the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position. Cook at high pressure for 10 minutes. When cooking is complete, use a 10 minute natural release.
- Carefully pour wassail through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl. Rinse out pressure cooker pot then pour wassail back inside. Keep Wassail hot by turning on the warm function or the slow cooker low function. Serve hot.
- Optional: Use within 4 days of receiving the gift or place in the freezer for another time.