Mulled Wine Time…

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Sitting by a toasty fire, wearing cozy PJs, with a good book and a glass of mulled wine in hand…what a perfect combination!  Especially because today’s high here in Minneapolis is 16 degrees…brrr!

Here is a recipe for…

{Mulled Cranberry Wine Punch via My Recipes}

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 bottle (48 oz., 6 cups) cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 4 to 6 cinnamon sticks (about 3 in.)
  • 2 bottles (750 ml.) fruity dry red wine
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • About 3/4 cup orange-flavor liqueur such as Cointreau or triple sec (optional)

Preparation:

  1. 1. Sort cranberries, discarding bruised and decayed fruit. Rinse berries and put in a 5- to 6-quart pan; add cranberry juice cocktail, raisins, and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil over high heat; cover and simmer on low heat to blend flavors, about 20 minutes.
  2. 2. Add wine and 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar, to taste. Heat until steaming, 5 to 8 minutes; do not boil.
  3. 3. Add almond extract and orange liqueur; keep punch warm over lowest heat and ladle into cups or stemmed glasses.

And here is a delightful video recipe for Cranberry Mulled Cider by Tiger in a Jar:

…Both of these drink recipes sound wonderful to me!! Cheers to a happy (and chilly) weekend!!

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