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Recipe: Mulled Wine Cocktail

Turn your favourite winter warmer into the perfect party drink with our delicious Mulled Wine Cocktail recipe.

Ingredients

  • 100g/4oz light muscovado sugar
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 150ml water
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 clementines
  • 150ml Cointreau
  • 750ml/ 1¼pint bottle light red wine, such as Beaujolais
  • wist of orange zest and a star anise, to serve

Method

1. Mix together 1 star anise, 1 cinnamon stick, 4 cloves and 150ml water in a pan, slowly adding 100g light muscovado sugar. 

2. Bring to the boil and let the pan simmer for 2 minutes. Pour the liquid into a large jug and leave to cool.

3. Next thinly slice 1 lemon and 2 clementines and add them to the jug along with 150ml Cointreau and a 750ml bottle light red wine. 

4. Mix the ingredients well, cover and leave to chill for a minimum of 2 hours (for best results leave over night).

5. Serve chilled or over ice, with a twist of orange zest.

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