Sweetened with cane syrup, this cozy mulled wine will warm you right up.
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
- 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.