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  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
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  • 1 star values: 0

A classic Scandinavian hot spiced wine punch served with raisins and almonds. This will surely take the bite off those cold winter nights. Flaming the brandy is optional.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
45 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pour wine into a large pot. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Wrap orange zest, cinnamon sticks, cardamom and cloves in cheesecloth, tie with kitchen string and put into pot. Let boil for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in almonds and raisins and continue to boil for 15 more minutes. Remove from heat.

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  • Place a wire grill over the pot and cover with sugar cubes. Slowly pour on brandy, making sure to completely saturate the sugar. Light sugar with a match and let it flame. When sugar has melted, cover pot with lid to extinguish flame.

  • Stir and remove spice bag. Serve hot in cups with a few almonds and raisins.

Nutrition Facts

323 calories; protein 5g; carbohydrates 43.2g; fat 9.7g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 10.6mg. Full Nutrition
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