Mulled Cranberry Wine
A spiced red wine and cranberry punch, optionally spiked with a lemon-flavored vodka, served warm in mugs with a garnish of dried cranberries and slivered almonds.
Recipe Ingredients:1 1/2 cups Ocean Spray® Premium 100% Cranberry Juice Blend
1 1/2 cups dry red wine
3/4 teaspoon lemon peel
3/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
6 whole cardamom
2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
6 ounces lemon-flavored vodka, optional
1/4 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Sweetened Dried Cranberries
2 tablespoons slivered almonds
- Combine all ingredients except vodka, sweetened dried cranberries and almonds in a large saucepan. Heat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
- Strain punch to remove spices.
- Stir in vodka, if desired.
- Place 1 tablespoon sweetened dried cranberries and 1 1/2 teaspoons almonds in bottom of each punch glass or mug. Pour mulled wine over mixture.
Makes 4 servings. (Increase amounts as needed.)
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.