No, look, it's snowing, no, look, it's snowing, it was fun - wasn't it?...Yes, it's here soon, whether you're looking forward to it or not! The long-awaited - or perhaps slightly dreaded snow and Christmas season. For many, the darkest days of the year are filled with bright times where both Advent coffees and Christmas gift distribution await around the corner. However, it can sometimes be simple that there is a little too much of the good, which means that the time is ultimately not enough. Maybe you think that next year - "when you have a little more time" - then you should make a good homemade mulled wine to invite your friends to. But it doesn't have to be that way! Below you will find the secrets that show you that making your own mulled wine does not have to be as complicated as you think.
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Recipe for quick homemade mulled wine:
Ingredients for a quick homemade mulled wine:
- 1 pomeransskal
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 7 cloves
- 2 star anise
- 1 tsp whole cardamom seeds
- 1 dl caster sugar
- 1.5 dl water
- 1 bottle of red wine, 75 cl
- 1 dl cognac
This is how you make a quick homemade mulled wine to offer your guests! Mix spices, sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil with the lid on. Leave the mulled wine to simmer on low heat for about 25 minutes, then set aside and let cool. Strain off the spices and add red wine and cognac. Carefully warm up the mulled wine and serve with almonds and raisins.
Tip 1: Don't mess with mulled spices
If you don't have all the spices at home that are included in the recipe above, it's just as well to replace them with a bag of ready-made mulled wine spices.
Tip 2: Never let the mulled wine boil
Make sure the mulled wine doesn't boil if you don't want the alcohol to boil off. Just let the mulled wine simmer under the lid and it will be perfect.
Tip 3: This is how many degrees the mulled wine should boil to be perfect
Heat the mulled wine carefully and do not let it boil, about 70 degrees is enough.
Tip 4: The mulled wine can be served both cold and hot
Glögg does not always have to be drunk hot. White mulled wine can also be served cold, preferably topped with a little ice.
Tip 5: Replace boring raisins with new exciting accessories
Serving dried cranberries, blueberries or mulberries instead of raisins is an easy way to renew mulled wine!
Tip 6: This is how you get the best homemade mulled wine
Sometimes there are no shortcuts to the gold, because we think that mulled wine is at its best if it has time to stand its ground and brew for a few days.