Spice up your Holidays!
Try this Simple & Delicious Spiced Wine Recipe.
Rich full-bodied wine, fragrant spices and fresh citrus makes this Spiced Wine a real holiday treat!
Yields 6 healthy servings
1 bottle full-bodied red wine
½ cup dark brown sugar
1 orange, zest only
1 lemon, zest only
3 black peppercorns, crushed
2 cardamom pods, crushed
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 cup kirsch
12 cinnamon sticks
In a large saucepan, combine the red wine with the sugar, the orange and lemon zests, peppercorns, cardamom pods, cinnamon stick and cloves.
Over moderate heat, slowly bring the wine to a very low simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
Remove from the heat, strain out the zest and spices; and stir in the kirsch.
Ladle the spiced wine into heatproof glasses, garnish with cinnamon sticks, and serve hot.