Hot Mulled Wine (Glühwein, "glow wine")
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- 1 bottle(s) red wine
- 1 orange
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) of ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon(s) ground ginger
- 1/2 cup(s) water
- 2-3 tablespoon(s) natural honey or sugar to taste
- 3 cloves
- 1 Lemon Sliced
- Heat the red wine in a pot (don't boil). Cut the lemon into slices and add to the wine. Then add the cinnamon, cloves, sugar and a little cardamom (to taste). Heat everything for about 5 minutes - do not boil - and let stand for about an hour. Before serving, reheat and strain. Serve in prewarmed glasses or mugs.
- If you wish to get your friends and yourself tipsy even more quickly, or just to add a little extra kick, add brandy, sweet sherry or port to the mix. (optional but rather tasty)
- Sometimes I like to add berries, which soak up the alcohol quite nicely and add to the cuteness of the drink.
- Also, in a more glögg-esque version (The Swedish version of glühwein/mulled wine), having this with gingerbread is quite yummy.
- I have also tried some consisting of amaretto with white wine instead, and that was also delicious - I'll post this and other variations on the Glühwein theme in the future, so keep an eye out!
This recipe is a personal recipe added by KimandKellie and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.
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- COURSE: Beverages, Alcoholic