I love hot mulled wine. It totally says warm and cozy to me, especially when decorating the Christmas tree! Granted, it was sunny and on the warm side on Saturday, so we didn’t really NEED a hot drink. Still, though, it helped to set the mood. I used a Red Zin because it’s what we had open. Enjoy!
Hot Mulled Wine from Cooking Light, December 2008
6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup bourbon
- 1 (750-milliliter) bottle cabernet sauvignon or other dry red wine
- 1 sachet Mulling Spice Blend
- Cinnamon sticks (optional)
1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer; cook 20 minutes. Discard sachet. Serve warm. Serve with cinnamon sticks, if desired.
And a picture of the tree, just for fun. 🙂