Mulled Wine Spice Mix

Attach this fragrant Mulled Wine Spice Mix when giving a bottle of wine around the holidays. It's an easy homemade addition!


Mulled Wine Spice Mix
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
4 cardamom pods
3 cloves
5 allspice berries
2 pieces cheesecloth, cut into 7-inch squares
Butcher’s twine or kitchen string

Mulled Wine
1 bottle of red wine
2 tbsp. sugar, or to taste
1 piece of lemon peel
2 ounces orange liqueur (optional)
Mulled Wine Spice Blend


Mulled Wine Spice Mix
Layer the two squares of cheesecloth. Add cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom pods, cloves and allspice berries to the centre and tie with butcher’s twine or kitchen string.

Mulled Wine
Add red wine, sugar, lemon peel, orange liqueur and Mulled Wine Spice Blend to large saucepan. Heat gently over medium low heat until comes to a bare simmer and smells fragrant, about 10 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Yield: 4 servings.