The best recipes of mulled wine

• The best recipes of mulled wine

The best recipes of mulled wine

Spicy, warm mulled wine based on wine yet invented the Middle Ages in Central Europe, but he came to taste and to the inhabitants of the Nordic countries, where mulled wine was the main drink of Christmas fairs and other events in the open air in the autumn-winter period. In those days in the recipe mulled wine on the basis of dry red wine was added mainly galangal, one of the ginger family. However, unlike its counterpart, this root is not as pungent and has a very pleasant aroma of perfume. That's why the plant can replace a collection of spices.

Of course, now the root of galangal not find us. Therefore, it is replaced by a mixture of spices: cinnamon sticks, cardamom, anise, orange and lemon peel, ginger, cloves, allspice. For wine have also added sweetener - honey or brown sugar.

However, whatever the recipe for mulled wine, the main thing in his preparation - in any case, do not boil the wine. Here are some ways you can cook autumn drink.

Non-alcoholic mulled wine


Grape juice - 3 cups

Water - 1/2 cup

Apple - 1/2 pieces

Orange zest and lemon - 2 tablespoons Cinnamon - 1 tsp

Cardamom - a pinch

Carnation - 1/2 tsp

Ginger - 1 g

Unite all the products in a saucepan with a thick bottom, send on medium heat and heat without boiling. Then turn off the heat and cover the lid drink. Leave for 5 minutes to drink the present. Serve warm with a slice of lemon or orange.

Apple mulled wine with Cointreau


Dry red wine - 750 ml

Cointreau - 4 tbsp

Apple juice - 1 liter

Honey - 2 tbsp. l.

cinnamon sticks

Anis - 2 pieces

Green yabloki- 3 pieces

Fresh cranberries - 100 g

Lemon - 1 piece

We will cut the fruit into slices, zaley wine and juice, add the spices and berries, send the fire. Stirring, Tomi drink on medium heat without boiling. Reduce heat and pour the liquor. Vary on a moderate heat for 5-10 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let it brew.

Serve warm.

Mulled wine with coffee and cognac


Dry red wine - 750 ml

Cognac - 3/4 cup

Espresso - 1 1/2 cups

Sugar - 100 g

Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and put on a moderate fire. Do not bring to a boil. Tom, until the sugar has melted.

Serve hot.