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Hot Mulled Wine

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe of my grandmother's is always a hit at a get-together, especially on those cold, blustery days. I usually keep it warm in a slow cooker. You can use claret or Burgundy."
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20 m servings 106
Original recipe yields 9 servings


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  1. Stir water and sugar together in a saucepan until sugar dissolves. Add lemon, cloves, and cinnamon stick; bring mixture to a boil and cook until flavors combine, about 10 minutes. Strain and return water mixture to the saucepan; discard lemon, cloves, and cinnamon stick.
  2. Stir claret wine into water mixture; heat until hot but not boiling, 5 to 10 minutes. Serve flecked with nutmeg.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 106 calories; 0.1 13.5 0.3 0 10 Full nutrition

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I just made this. I used a bottle of Rare Red which was under 10 dollars. It tastes to me like a sweeter Cabernet with a medium dryness. I don't like too many cloves, so I only used 6. I also us...

It was a little heavy on the cloves for me but hubby thought it was good. I personally think it needed more lemon but it was still good and it warmed me up on this cold day.

I did not follow this recipe, but my results were outstanding. First I made a simple syrup of half sugar, half filtered water. I would suggest that if you have a blender or Magic Bullet, you ca...

I made it once and was pleased. I plan to make it again and hang little candy canes on the side of each cup. WHOOPIE!!

Followed the recipe, used a cabernet instead of the claret. Delicious!

Instead of a cup and a half of water, I boiled one cup of water, added the sugar, then added a cup of orange juice. I also tossed in about 1/3 of an orange and a few slices of granny smith app...

I added one star anise and three cardamom, and then kept it warm in a small crock pot. I made it for my holiday book club and everyone loved it!