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Mulled wine is a delicious, flavourful and warming drink, perfect after a long day on the slopes or at Christmas time.
10 people made this
IngredientsMakes: 1 litre
- 1L red wine
- 200g caster sugar
- 1 teaspoon whole cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
MethodPrep:5min ›Cook:7min ›Ready in:12min
- Combine all of the ingredients in a saucepan and warm, taking care not to boil. Remove cloves and serve warm in mugs or thick bottomed glasses.
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Warming Mulled Wine or Cider In The Slow Cooker!
Brrrr! Can you feel that cold? One of the best ways to warm up after a day outside is with a mug of mulled wine or cider. And did you know the best way to make it is in the slow cooker as it gently heats the wine keeping the alcohol content while steeping it in the aromatic spices? Imagine coming home from a chilly day out to a cup of this liquid warmth (which also smells wonderful by the way!).
Our recent trip to Thailand dredged up some memories for me. Mr NQN and I visited Phuket before we were married. Our hotel had its own private beach and excitedly we got dressed and climbed onto the longtail boat for the 10 minute ride to the island.
Now I'm not great on water. In fact I'm positively nervous around the stuff. I pretty much think that the moment I step into water, a shark is going swim right over to me and bite my legs off. There's no reason for this lapse in logic but I get pretty petrified of sea creatures, waves and the ocean. So I was utterly unprepared for the longtail boat ride.
Depending on the conditions, longtails can be relatively stress free. But on this day the sides of the longtail felt perilously close to sea level and when they started the motor the water pretty much sprayed me in the face the entire time which I dislike intensely (I don't even put my face under the shower). I spent the next 10 minutes crying my eyes out and wailing except nobody could hear and I think Mr NQN thought that I was laughing or something because they all stared at me absolute shock when the boat reached the shore and I continued wailing.
The people that were sitting in the sun lounges must have wondered what my problem was. Certainly the pareo that I had bought was soaked and sticking to my skin and I more drowned, sobbing rat than anything glamorous. But yet, given the choice, I'd still rather be on that beach right now.
I'm not coping well with winter. And this weekend has been terribly chilly. So allow me to assist in any way I can and for me, that means edibly! Let me share with you one of the best things I can offer to stave off the cold with: mulled wine or cider.
The trick to mulled wine is never to boil it because that way the alcohol boils off (although if you want to make a non alcoholic version by all means boil away). Instead you need to keep it at a gentle simmer. The idea of using a slow cooker to make mulled wine came to me as I was packing it away. A slow cooker could make it easily and you would never have to worry that it would ever reach boiling. Even better you can have this aromatic spiced wine waiting for you when you've been out and want or need some instant warming!
Once you see the recipe you'll realise that you probably have everything that you need in your wine rack and spice cupboard. This makes enough to make 3 generous mugs' worth but by all means double the recipe if you have more people. It goes down a treat and instantly warms you up from the inside.
So tell me Dear Reader, do you do more indoor activities during winter? Do you have an ideal temperature? Mine is 28C/82.4F which sounds anal but. anyway I have a favourite temperature. And would you make a mulled wine or cider?
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To begin, gather your ingredients. For this mulled wine recipe, you will need:
- Wine: No need to splurge on a pricey bottle — any basic bottle of dry red or white wine will do. (Or if you’re making a big batch, this is a great recipe to break out the boxed wine too!)
- Fresh oranges: One of which we will slice and mull with the wine, one of which you can slice and use as a garnish if you’d like. (To minimize bitterness, feel free to peel the orange before simmering it in the wine.)
- Cinnamon: I love the making mulled wine with cinnamon sticks, but you could whisk in some ground cinnamon if that’s what you have on hand.
- Mulling spices: These vary in mulled wine from country to country, but whole cloves and star anise are my favorites, plus perhaps a few cardamom pods.
- Sweetener: Feel free to add your favorite sweetener to taste. Sugar is classic, but I prefer to naturally sweeten mine with either maple syrup or honey.
- Extra liqueur (optional): Similar to sangria, it’s also traditional to spike your mulled wine with an extra bit of liqueur, if you’d like. I like to add a bit of brandy, bourbon or cognac, but any favorite liqueur will do here. (Or you can skip the extra liqueur if you prefer.)
Recipe of Super Quick Homemade Warm Spiced Mulled Wine
Warm Spiced Mulled Wine. Mulled wine is warm spice-infused wine. Many recipes (like this one) often include liquor like brandy, vodka, or rum, thus making mulled wine even more potent. The key to maintaining alcohol in mulled wine is to avoid boiling for prolonged periods of time.
Try this comforting holiday drink tradition at your next winter party with these delicious recipes. Red wine and spices are a magical wintertime combination. Mulled wine is a traditional part of the holiday season.
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Mulled wine is warm spice-infused wine. Many recipes (like this one) often include liquor like brandy, vodka, or rum, thus making mulled wine even more potent. The key to maintaining alcohol in mulled wine is to avoid boiling for prolonged periods of time.
To begin with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook warm spiced mulled wine using 9 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.
The ingredients needed to make Warm Spiced Mulled Wine:
- Get of wine.
- Make ready 1 of bottle red wine. A dryer wine works best. 750ml bottle.
- Make ready 1/2 cup of brandy.
- Take 1/4 cup of honey.
- Prepare 1/3 tsp of ground cloves.
- Make ready 1 large of orange.
- Take 1/4 tsp of allspice.
- Take 2 small of apples.
- Prepare 3 of cinnamon sticks.
Mulled wine is one of my favorite things about winter. No matter how cold or dreary it is outside, a cup of hot spiced wine is guaranteed to warm your body and your spirit. It's also super easy to make, and you can even make it ahead for a party just put all the ingredients in a pot and start warming them a. Jamie Oliver's Christmas mulled wine recipe is a warming celebration of traditional festive spices and tastes like Christmas in a glass.
Steps to make Warm Spiced Mulled Wine:
- In a slow cooker set on low or a stock pot on low-medium heat pour in bottle of wine and brandy. Cover crock pot while simmering..
- In a small bowl mix honey, cloves, allspice. Stir until spices seem to blend in well..
- Slice orange in thin slices. Core apples and also cut into thin slices..
- Add fruit and honey and cinnamon sticks to wine. Mix well..
- Let wine simmer for 1 hour in either cooking method being utilized. After one hour set to keep warm or simmer..
- Serve this beautifully flavored and fragrant wine warm..
- You may place fruit slices and a cinnamon stick in each wine glass..
- Use an inexpensive wine for this. A burgundy, merlot or cabernet sauvigon are what I recommend..
- Enjoy your festivities!.
- Recipe by taylor68too..
- This makes about 6 servings per bottle. You can easily double or triple the recipe..
Halve the vanilla pod lengthways and add to the pan, then stir in just enough red wine to cover the sugar. Let this simmer until the sugar has completely dissolved into the. Mulling spices: These vary in mulled wine from country to country, but whole cloves and star anise are my favorites, plus perhaps a few cardamom pods. Serve warm in heatproof mugs, topped with your favorite garnishes. Full ingredient amounts/instructions listed in the recipe below.
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Mulled wine recipes
Cosy up this winter with a warming glass of mulled wine. Our recipes, heady with spices and fruity sweetness, are sure to give you that festive feeling.
Make perfectly spiced mulled wine at Christmas. Use a good quality red wine like an unoaked tempranillo and give it a twist with a dash of sloe gin
Easy mulled wine
Get that festive feeling with this smooth mulled wine made with figs, sliced clementine and spices. Great for a Christmas party or just to cosy up with
Slow cooker mulled wine
The gentle, even heat from a slow cooker means the mulled wine doesn't boil and the flavours stay fresh, leave it to heat while you eat, drink and be merry!
Mulled wine cocktail
The perfect party drink, as it can be made well ahead, then brought out of the fridge as guests arrive – or serve it hot for a traditional winter warmer
Appleberry mulled wine
This mulled wine recipe is packed with cinnamon and berry flavours - a real winter warmer
Mulled white wine
Mix up your Christmas party drinks repertoire by switching red wine for white in this alternative mulled wine with dried apricots, vanilla and honey
Mulled rosé wine
Try this fruity, festive party drink, that makes a nice alternative to the traditional, with rosé wine, aromatic spices and a glug of crème de cassis
Mulled wine kit
A lovely homemade gift for wine lovers
White mulled wine
Lighten up your winter warmer by switching red wine and heavy spices for light cider, vanilla and elderflower cordial
Mulled wine brownies
Bake a festive take on classic brownies. Using red wine and spices like cinnamon and ginger lifts the flavour and fills the home with the aromas of Christmas
This spiced syrup works equally well for mulled wine or cider. Make a batch ahead of time for entertaining or make up a gift kit for Christmas
This recipe was ready in 10 minutes, and all I had to do was toss all of the ingredients into a pot and let them simmer.
I loved the flavor of this mulled wine. It wasn't spicy at all, and although the sweetness of the honey and cider came through, it wasn't overwhelming.
The simple orange-peel garnish also meant I wasn't nearly swallowing whole spices with each sip.
Despite the simplicity of the recipe, the flavor was still strong and warming, balancing sweetness and spiciness.
So many mulled recipes require a ton of spices and flourishes, but in this case, less really was more.
Traditional Mulled Wine
Another traditional take on mulled wine, this recipe takes a slightly different approach. It adds brandy, uses honey for the sweetener, and pairs the cloves and cinnamon with ginger. Sliced oranges bring in a citrus accent that's perfect for complementing your favorite bottle of red.
Glögg (pronounced gloog) is an infused wine whose name means &ldquoglow.&rdquo
While German mulled wine typically just heads for the spices and citrus flavor, Sweedish Glögg is a combination of red wine, port, and brandy steeped with aromatic spices.
Served warm, it is incredibly popular during the Christmas season, but makes for a great, warming drink whenever the temperatures turn chilly.
The legend goes that King Gustav I Vasa of Sweden loved a warm drink made from German wine, sugar and spices. His drink was later named &ldquoglödgag vin,&rdquo meaning &ldquoglowing-hot wine,&rdquo a name which was then shortened to glögg&rdquo in the later 1800&rsquos.
Many traditional Swedish recipes will call for aquavit, a vodka that has been flavored with caraway or dill seeds. Brandy is a commonly found alternative, and we love the way the brandy flavor works with the spices.
But, if you are an aquavit fan, go ahead and add it in!
Mulled White Wine Recipe
If you are searching for a newer twist on a classic holiday drink, mulled white wine is for you!
Loaded with all those yummy spices and citrus undertones we’re used to in traditional mulled red wine, mulled white wine is definitely worth the effort!
Of course, there are many different variations of mulled white wine. Like with traditional mulled wine, some recipes add extra alcohol like rum or Grand Marnier (for the citrus flavor).
There are also other fruits you can add such as apples or cranberries. We just added citrus slices and classic spices like whole cinnamon sticks and we think it’s great just like that!
As for heating the wine, we just do it on the stovetop but you could also do it in the slow cooker.
Whatever heating method you choose, just make sure the wine doesn’t boil, or else you will lose some of the precious alcohol.
When picking a white wine, we’d suggest a decent quality white wine that is on the drier end.
Remember, you taste the wine as the base of the drink so if it’s cheap wine you’ll taste it… no matter how much sugar and spice you add!
Get that festive feeling with this mulled wine recipe courtesy of Ascot’s Festive Recipe Collection.
Serves 6 – 8 Prep 10 mins Cook 30 mins – 3 hrs
- 2 bottles of red wine
- 6-8 tbsp honey (to taste)
- 3 blood oranges
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 16 whole cloves
- 4 star anise
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 vanilla pod
- Optional kick: 250ml Absolut Vodka Vanilla
- Slice two of the blood oranges into thick rounds and juice the remaining orange.
- Add the slices, juice, and rest of the ingredients to a large saucepan and stir on a low heat.
- Be careful not to allow the mulled wine to boil, just gently simmer for at least 30 minutes, and up to 3 hours.
- Taste and add a little more honey if it needs sweetening.
- Ladle (and strain if desired) into cups before topping with your favourite garnishes.
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Extra ideas for the perfect mulled wine recipe
- Use a full-bodied wine for this as any soft notes will be lost.
- Experiment with different spirits and liqueurs, Havana Especial
rum also pairs well with the sweetness and spices.
- Adjust the spices and honey quantities to taste.
Not looking to get pull your sleeves up and hit the kitchen? Head to Ascot Racecourse between December 10 – 20 for a festive pop-up restaurant experience in the Old Paddock Restaurant – Feast.