Spiced Mulled Wine


Spiced Mulled Wine

Try this warm, spiced wine as a change from your usual Holiday punch. Perfect for an evening near the fire!

Ingredients for
Spiced Mulled Wine

  • - Peel of 1 lemon
  • - Peel of 1 orange
  • - Two 750-ml bottles red wine
  • - 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • - 1 vanilla bean, split (optional)
  • - 8 whole cloves
  • - 12 whole peppercorns
  • - One 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • - 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • - 4 star anise

Directions for
Spiced Mulled Wine

  • Using a vegetable peeler, remove the peel of the lemon and orange, being careful not to pick up any of the bitter white pith from the fruit.
  • Cut the peel into strips and combine in a large pot with the wine, sugar, cinnamon sticks, vanilla bean, cloves, peppercorns, sliced ginger, nutmeg, and star anise.
  • Bring to a simmer over low heat and let simmer gently for about 20 minutes.
  • Strain and serve warm.