Finally, it's time to get out the mulled carafe, gather the friends and warm the buns! Winter is around the corner and the best holiday of the year is fast approaching. Regardless of whether you are looking for a fun and tasty novelty for the mulled mulled wine, a recipe for the perfect accessory or just tips on how to make the usual mulled mulled wine a little tastier, we are here to guide you. Scroll down to take part in our best recipes for mulled drinks and mixed food today.
Three recipes for mulled wine you must not miss!Is it time for the annual Advent coffee or do you just want to treat loved ones to a good drink this winter? Then we have the best tips that are right for you.
1. Glubbel! Mulled wine + bubbly = true
If you haven't tried this, we only have one thing to say. Test! If you like both sparkling drinks and mulled wine, we can also guarantee that this is the best combination for you. A big advantage of this drink is that it is very easy to make. All you need is three parts bubbly and one part mulled wine. Mix the ingredients in a bubbly glass and serve to your guests at the next Christmas party, mulled wine or why not as an aperitif on New Year's Eve? The fragrant and bubbly drink will not disappoint you!
2. Quick non-alcoholic mulled wine with the taste of apple
Do you dream of making your very own mulled wine from scratch? Don't worry, making your own mulled wine doesn't have to be a giant project that takes time away from the already stressful Christmas period. Making your own mulled wine also gives you the opportunity to put a personal touch on the classic Christmas drink. Start from the recipe below, but dare to experiment with the flavors! Maybe you want more cloves or less cardamom? This mulled wine is also alcohol-free and suitable for children, pregnant women or for those who simply do not want to drink alcohol.
Recipe for non-alcoholic mulled wine:
- 1 liter of apple cider
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 2 cinnamon sticks, ground
- 1½ tsp cardamom seeds
- ½ teaspoon whole cloves
- 1 star anise
- 1 pomeransskal
- Apple for garnish
Here's how to make non-alcoholic mulled wine:
Boil 2 dl of the applesauce with spices and honey. Let it boil for a couple of minutes.
Then take the saucepan off the heat and add the rest of the must.! Then finish by straining the mulled wine, pour into a bottle or container and then heat the drink when serving. Tip! Allow to steep - the longer the mulled wine is allowed to stand, the more spicy it will be.
Serving tips! Top with cored apple in thin slices.
3. Quick mulled wine you can make at home
Are the guests already on their way or are you short on time this Christmas? Then this recipe for quick mulled wine can be your savior in times of need. How to do it: Mix spices, sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil with the lid on. Let simmer on low heat for about 25 minutes, set aside and let cool. Then strain off the spices and add red wine and cognac. Carefully warm up the mulled wine and serve with almonds and raisins.
Recipe for 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
Appetizers that go perfectly with the mulled wine mix
If you're looking for simple snacks to go with mulled wine, you've come to the right place. Below we have collected four recipes for appetizers that are perfect for the glögg mingling or the small Christmas party. Scroll down to take part in our best mingling food below.
1. Sweet potato chips with blue cheese and fig marmalade
Forget old boring gingerbread! This is the new snack for those who love blue cheese. Here's how: Buy a bag of ready-made sweet potato chips or make your own from scratch. Serve the chips on a plate and top with blue cheese and fig marmalade. Or why not make ready-made slices where you put a piece of blue cheese and some fig marmalade on each chip. Quick, easy and so good!
2. Dates with Parma ham and apple
If you are looking for a recipe for a quick snack that looks very luxurious and sophisticated, this is for you. Do it like this: Slice an apple and place a pitted date on top. Then roll a Parma ham around the apple knot and fry quickly in olive oil. Serve immediately and enjoy a tasty snack that looks professional!
3. Crispy baguette with chevré cheese
Who doesn't like the combination of cheese and bread? This snack really has the best of both worlds and can't go wrong. Do this: Slice a baguette from fresh bread and place in the oven so that the bread has a crispy surface. Then top the bread with chevré cheese, pears and honey. Salt and pepper to taste.
4. Gingerbread with cheese and figs
An old classic for Christmas coffee is to serve cheese on gingerbread. The classic version often includes blue cheese on the gingerbread - but it doesn't have to be that way! Try using a different cheese, preferably with a slightly creamy consistency. Cheeses such as taleggio, brie, chevré, chaumes, kaltbach creamy or stillton are excellent on the gingerbread's slightly spicy base. Top with your favorite marmalade for an extra flavor dimension.