How to make mulled wine at home - recipe
Due to its warming spicy flavor and a delicious aroma of mulled wine can be confidently called the best winter drink. Traditionally it was prepared in Central Europe, but today it is popular worldwide.
A standard set of spices for this warming beverage consists of several sticks of cinnamon, cardamom, clove buds, stars, star anise, allspice and fragrant orange peel to which a sweetener is added - honey or sugar. Although, whatever the final composition of the spices in the creation of mulled wine is important to stick to one basic rule - the wine can not be boiled!
In this article you will learn how to cook at home classic mulled wine and non-alcoholic counterpart, the recipe of which is also simple.
Mulled wine is soft - the recipe at home
Children or those who are not particularly fan of alcohol can be offered a non-alcoholic version of the drink, replacing the wine with fruit juice. Preparation at home this mulled wine is not very different from the classic version.
- carnation - 5 buds;
- Mandarin is not big - 1 pc .;
- apple juice (no pulp) - 400 ml;
- filtered water - 120 ml;
- Walnut nutmeg (chopped) - 1 pc .;
- liquid honey - 45 ml;
- Cinnamon - three sticks.
Tangerine peel purify and add up to the tank. Instead of fresh crusts amiss and dried. Add the nutmeg and clove buds, fill Vodichev spices and boil. Once the mixture comes to a boil, turn off the heat and leave to infuse for 10 minutes, though, if there is time, it is better to wait - 40 minutes - this drink would benefit greatly. Then pull out the spices and pour apple juice. Add the honey and diminish the fire. You do not need to bring to a boil. Hot mulled wine poured into a tall glass, not forgetting to add to each one cinnamon stick.
Simple recipe for mulled wine with fruit at home
- white wine - 945 ml;
- purified water - 75 ml;
- apples, sweet and juicy - 0.5 pc .;
- orange red (not large) - 1 pc .;
- Carnation - 1-2 bud;
- Mint - 1 sprig;
- Cinnamon - 1-2 scribe.
- white sugar - '75
From half cooked orange Juice, and the remaining half cut not thick circles. Then clean and cut slices of apple and placed in a container. Pour the orange juice, wine, throw cloves, cinnamon stick, mint, add the sugar and set on fire a minimum. The mixture is warmed to a temperature no higher than 70 degrees, then the camouflage cover and give the mulled wine to be fed with spicy aromas of spices for ten minutes. Then filter the drink, poured into tall glasses, decorate with orange slices and aromatic cinnamon stick.
Classic mulled wine at home
- red wine (perfect Bordeaux) - 750 ml;
- water - 75 ml;
- apple, orange (can be lemon) - 0.5 pc .;
- Carnation - 4-5 buds;
- Nutmeg (crushed) - a pinch;
- ground ginger - 10 g;
- cinnamon - 1 stick .;
- white sugar - '25
In a small saucepan with a thick bottom pour purified water, throw clove, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon stick and boil. Then remove from heat and insist under the lid closed for about 10 minutes strain the broth through several layers of cheesecloth, pour red wine, sugar, apple slices, orange or lemon and a heated mixture over medium heat. Monitor the temperature of mulled wine. It is necessary that it does not exceed 70 degrees, otherwise their beneficial properties are lost. Give the drink a brew and soak up all the spicy and fruity flavors, closing the lid for 10-15 minutes. Now we serve, spilling a high glass.