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Easy Citrus Mulled Wine

Easy Citrus Mulled Wine

A warm drink is the perfect way to ring in the new year. This delicious Easy Citrus Mulled Wine uses lots of staple pantry ingredients and changes up a boring glass of red wine!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 750mL bottle dry red wine
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 4 small oranges (or 2 large oranges), juiced
  • 1 grapefruit, sliced thin
  • 1 lemon, sliced thin
  • 5-6 cinnamon sticks

Instructions
 

  • In a stockpot, add the wine, brandy, brown sugar, and orange juice. Turn the heat to medium-low and allow the mixture to warm. Dissolve the sugar, but keep the temperature low to not boil the liquid.
  • Once the sugar is dissolved, add the oranges, grapefruit, and lemon slices along with the cinnamon sticks.
  • Allow the flavors to marry for about 10 minutes before enjoying.
  • To serve, ladle some mulled wine into a mug or stemless wine glass.

Notes

For the non-alcoholic version:
750mL concord grape juice
½ cup spiced apple cider
3 oranges, sliced thin
1 grapefruit, sliced thin
1 lemon, sliced thin
5-6 cinnamon sticks
Combine all ingredients in the same manner as the original recipe. Serve warm in mugs or stemless wine glasses.

Keyword Easy Citrus Mulled Wine
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