6. Glühwein (German or Austrian Mulled wine)
Ingredients for Glühwein :
– A bottle of red wine
– 1 whole star anise
– 1 stick of cinnamon
– 2 cloves
– 1/4 cup sugar
– 1/2 slice orange
– 2 cherries
– 1 pod of vanilla
– 30ml rum
Method for making Glühwein :
In a large thick saucepan, pour the wine.
To this wine add the spices and keep the saucepan on a low flame.
Now add the sugar to the wine mix and once the sugar melts and flavor from the spices is extracted.
Now add the vanilla pod to the mixture.
Heat this wine mixture for a few minutes and finally add a little rum and heat it for another minute.
Now turn the flame off and pour the wine into glasses.
Garnish this wine with a slice of orange and some cherries and serve it warm.
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