Cooking Ideas & Recipes by Joana Reis

Mulled Wine Recipe


There are plenty of Christmas markets with mulled wine and ice skating rinks in London. I love German Christmas markets and a good glass of Mulled Wine, so I thought I would share my mulled wine recipe for you to enjoy. This recipe is very easy to do and delicious.

Mulled Wine

Ingredients for the Mulled Wine Recipe;

  • 2 Bottles of Red Wine
  • 2 Oranges
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 4 Whole Cloves
  • 1 Lemon
  • 200g of Caster Sugar
  • 1 Whole Nutmeg

Method for the Mulled Wine Recipe;

  1. Slice the Oranges.

    Slice the Oranges

  2. Put the caster sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, the zest of the lemon in a saucepan over a medium heat.
  3. add 12 gratings of nutmeg to the saucepan and the orange, squeeze the juice out of a few as you are adding them to the saucepan.

    Mulled Wine

  4. Add enough red wine to cover the sugar and all the spices. Let this simmer until the sugar has dissolved into the red wine and bring to the boil.
  5. Let it boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Turn the heat down and add the rest of the red wine. Gently heat the wine for around 5-10 minutes.

    Heat the Red Wine and the Spices

  7. When its warm and delicious, ladle it into glasses (or mugs) and serve it.

    Ready to Drink Mulled Wine