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Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is a festive addition to any holiday cocktail party.  Plus, the mulled wine fills your house with a wonderful aroma as it simmers on the stoevetop.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 (750 ml) bottles dry red wine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 8 cloves
  • 2 strips orange zest

Nutrition Information

  • calories 183
  • fat 0 g
  • satfat 0 g
  • protein 0 g
  • carbohydrate 16 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 10 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir 1/2 cup sugar and 2 (750 ml) bottles dry red wine over low heat until sugar dissolves. Add 2 cinnamon sticks, 8 cloves, 2 star anise (optional) and 2 strips orange zest. Bring to a simmer (do not boil); reduce heat. Barely simmer for 10 minutes. Strain into heatproof glasses. (Strained wine can be refrigerated, tightly covered, up to 3 days.) Serves