Catholic Recipe: Lamb's Wool, Non-Alcoholic (2)
This beverage, quite common in England from the high Middle Ages, was enjoyed on various festive occasions including the Christmas season. Unlike the wassail, it was a cold drink and it was simpler in contents, consisting of the juice of roasted apples mixed with spiced ale.
Heat cider, cinnamon in a deep saucepan. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer until heated through. Cool. Pour into punch bowl. Yield, 15 servingsRecipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965