A warm tipple like this mulled wine is the perfect antidote to a chilly winter's night. A full-bodied wine with plenty of tannins is best for mulling because it holds its own against the spices.

EatingWell Magazine, December 2021

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Credit: Victor Protasio

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
9
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine wine, cider, brandy (or applejack), maple syrup, vinegar, orange zest and juice, allspice, cloves, star anise, cardamom and cinnamon sticks in a slow cooker or large pot. Cover and cook on Low in the slow cooker or on the lowest possible setting of the stovetop burner until hot, about 1 hour.

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  • Strain the mulled wine through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids. Serve warm, garnished with orange slices and cinnamon sticks, if desired.

Equipment

Slow cooker

Nutrition Facts

5 oz.
137 calories; sodium 7mg; carbohydrates 15g; sugars 12g; vitamin a iu 20IU; potassium 198mg.
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