Mulled Wine
Makes 6 servings
  • 1 large navel orange
  • 2 (750-ml) bottles Bordeaux wine
  • ½ cup cane syrup
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 whole star anise pods
  • 4 whole cloves
  • Garnish: orange slices studded with cloves, cinnamon sticks
  1. Peel orange, making sure to leave pith behind; place peel in a large Dutch oven. Squeeze orange juice into pan. Add wine, cane syrup, cinnamon sticks, star anise, and cloves; bring to a simmer. Cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Garnish with studded orange slices and cinnamon sticks, if desired.
Recipe by Taste of the South at