Two glasses filled with mulled wine and a Christmas bauble in the background

Easy mulled wine

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 6

Get that festive feeling with this smooth mulled wine made with figs, sliced clementine and spices. Great for a Christmas party or just to cosy up with

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal183
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs14g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre3g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 750ml bottle of red wine
  • 1 sliced clementine
    Clementines

    Clementine

    kleh-men-tyne

    The smallest and sweetest variety of tangerine is sweet and tangy, contains no seeds and is…

  • 1 cinnamon stick
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 1 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…

  • 3 dried figs
  • 4 cloves
    Cloves

    Clove

    klo-ve

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

  • 3 black peppercorns
  • 50ml brandy
    Brandy

    Brandy

    bran-dee

    Brandy is a distilled spirit made from virtually any fermented fruit or starchy vegetable.…

Method

  1. Pour the red wine into a large saucepan. Add the clementine, cinnamon stick, star anise, dried figs, cloves and black peppercorns. Heat very gently until simmering, then turn off the heat.

  2. Fish out the whole spices and peppercorns with a spoon, then stir in the brandy. Ladle into mugs, or heatproof glasses to serve. You could drop in a slice of clementine to each.

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