Spiced wine

Spiced wine

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 8 - 10

A big pan of this warming punch is a great way to greet your guests and help them find their voices

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  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 2 oranges, zest pared, juice squeezed from one, the other cut into chunks



    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 2 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
  • little freshly grated nutmeg



    One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury

  • 1 x 75cl bottle light red wine
  • 1 apple, quartered, cored and thickly sliced



    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…


  1. Put the sugar, the orange zest, juice and chunks, cinnamon and nutmeg in a pan with 300ml/1⁄2pt water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 mins to infuse the spices, then add the wine and apple slices and bring to a simmer. Serve in heatproof glasses.

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8th Dec, 2017
A tasty gluhwein I was able to knock up when the parents visited on a chilly evening. I used light brown sugar rather than the muscovado, and ground nutmeg. It was just the thing, though it did cool quite quickly - perhaps I will microwave my mugs next time as the kitchen had got so cold!!
13th Dec, 2012
How long will this keep for?
1st Oct, 2009
made the non alcoholic version last year, lovely and warming :)
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