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Mulled Red Wine

(Gluhwein)

A small glass of this warm, spicy red wine will revive you after a brisk walk in the crisp winter air or a bout of Christmas shopping.

Serves 8-10
Preparation time: 20 minutes

2 litres (3 1/2 pints) red wine
3 cinnamon sticks
1 fresh orange, sliced
1 fresh lemon, sliced
8 whole cloves
75g (2 3/4 oz) caster sugar

1. Place all the ingredients in a large pan. Stir over a low heat for 20 minutes. Do not allow to boil.

2. Serve warm.

Freezing not recommended

Tip: If making in bulk, use a good quality box of wine.

 

Recipe courtesy of Women's Institute Complete Christmas, Food And Crafts For A Perfect Christmas by Sian Cook, Margaret Williams and Anne Griffiths. Published by Simon and Schuster Ltd. Available from all good book stores.

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