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Glühwein Recipes

Mulled wine is a beverage usually made with red wine along with various mulling spices and sometimes raisins. It is served hot or warm and is alcoholic, although there are non-alcoholic versions of mulled wine. It is a traditional drink during winter, especially around Christmas.

Recipe 1

Ingredients :

250 ml Water
500 ml Red Wine
4 Cloves
1 stick Cinnamon
1 Lemon Zest
3 tblsp Sugar

Place the spice into the water and simmer on a low heat, dissolve the sugar slowly in it. Add the Red Wine and heat again but do not boil. Remove the spices and lemon zest before serving. Decorate the glass with a slice of orange.

Recipe 2

Ingredients :

1 litre Dry red wine
50 ml Rum
2 Oranges, sliced
2 Oranges, juice of
7 Cloves
2 Sticks cinnamon
1 Star Anise
50 g Brown Sugar, you may a little more

Pour the red wine, spices, orange slices and fresh squeezed orange juice in a saucepan and heat on low heat, but do not boil! Then add the rum and sugar and heat again gently. Strain out the spices and orange slices and serve the mulled wine immediately, piping hot!

Recipe 3

White Glühwein

Ingredients :

500 ml White wine
300 ml Apple juice
1 Lemon, zest
1 teasp Ground Ginger
75 g sugar
50 ml Orange Liqueur

Place all the ingredients except the Orange Liqueur, into a large pan and heat through, but do not boil, before serving stir in the Orange Liqueur.

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