Mulled Wine in two stemless wine glasses with cinnamon sticks and orange slices inside for garnish on a dark gray table with holiday decorations around it

Mulled Wine

I’m … dreaming … of a wine Christmas! Wait, that’s not right, is it? Oh, well. I like it better this way! If you’re looking to ramp up the cozy factor of that glass of wine this Christmas, try this delicious Mulled Wine recipe. It’s perfect for a chilly winter evening.

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Mulled Wine in two stemless wine glasses with cinnamon sticks and orange slices inside for garnish on a dark gray table with holiday decorations around it
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Mulled Wine

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Drinks
Servings: 5
Calories: 209kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More

Ingredients

  • 1 (750 mL) bottle red wine
  • ¼ cup brandy or orange liqueur (can also use orange juice for a less potent drink)
  • 1 orange , sliced
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 2-4 tablespoons honey or maple syrup , depending on taste

Optional garnishes:

  • Orange slices
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Star anise
  • Rosemary sprigs

Instructions

  • Combine the wine, brandy, orange slices, cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise, and 2 tablespoons sweetener in a medium saucepan and cook just until it barely reaches a simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover, and gently warm for at least 15 minutes or up to an hour.
  • Strain the wine through a fine mesh strainer. Taste and add more sweetener, if desired. Serve warm with garnishes of choice.

Notes

**Disclaimer: Always check with alcohol manufacturers first to find out if there is any gluten used in processing.**

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Mulled Wine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.2g0%
Saturated Fat 0.03g0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 264mg8%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 68IU1%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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