Swedish Glögg

Swedish Glögg

Hot spiced mulled wine - a warming festive winter drink.

Ingredients

  • 1 750 ml bottle of inexpensive red wine (I used a Côtes du Rhône)
  • 1 750 ml bottle inexpensive ruby port wine (I used Offley Ruby Porto)
  • 2 cups brandy (I used Felipe II)
  • The peel of two oranges, divided
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 8 green cardamom pods, broken and seeds collected (see directions below) or a scant teaspoon of cardamom seeds.
  • Optional Garnish
  • 1 cup whole blanched almonds
  • 1 cup sweetened dried cherries or dark seedless raisins
  • Orange peel
Read the whole recipe on Panning The Globe