Sloe mulled wine

Sloe mulled wine

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins Plus 30 mins infusing

Easy

Serves 6
Raise spirits with this twist on the boozy winter warmer- you can swap the red wine and gin for cranberry juice too

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

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Ingredients

  • 750ml bottle red wine
  • 1 large cinnamon stick, or 2 small ones
  • 2 star anise
    Star anise

    Star anise

    star an-eese

    Star anise is one of the central spices in Chinese cooking. It has a strong anise flavour, with…

  • 4 cloves
    Cloves

    Clove

    klo-ve

    The dry, unopened flower bud of the tropical myrtle tree family used to flavour a wide variety…

  • 2 strips lemon zest, pared using a vegetable peeler
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 100ml sloe gin (we used Gordon's)
    Gin

    Gin

    jinn

    Like all safe alcoholic drinks, gin is based on ethanol, an intoxicating liquid chemical that…

Method

  1. Put the red wine, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, lemon zest and sugar in a large pan. Cook on a low heat for 10 mins, then remove from the heat and cool, leaving to infuse for about 30 mins. To serve, heat without boiling, stir in the sloe gin and pour into mugs.

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Comments (3)

lizleicester's picture
5

Needed something to keep the cold out and this did the trick. Enjoyed the addition of sloe gin.

lizleicester's picture
5

Needed something to keep the cold out and this did the trick. Enjoyed the addition of sloe gin.

louiseallen2002's picture
4

Really enjoed this simple recipe

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