Festive Mulled White Wine Recipe

Spice up your next soiree with this deliciously aromatic cocktail.
Mulled White Wine

Mulled White Wine

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Similar Topics:

Ingredients:

1 orange
5 whole cloves
3 whole star anise pods
1 cinnamon stick
1 piece peeled fresh ginger (1 inch, thinly sliced)
1 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup apple brandy
1 bottle medium-bodied white wine

Yield: Serves 6

Instructions:

Prep Orange Peels

Using a vegetable peeler, peel orange strips (Image 1), then push whole cloves into the peels (Image 2).

Combine Ingredients in Saucepan

Combine orange peels, star anise, ginger, cinnamon sticks, water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to simmer and stir until sugar is dissolved. Cook on low heat for 10 minutes.

Add Wine

Remove saucepan from heat, then add wine and let stand for 20 minutes.

Add Brandy and Serve

Before serving, add brandy, then gently reheat the mulled wine until right before it begins to simmer (Image 1). Serve in mugs and garnish each cup with star anise or a cinnamon stick (Image 2).

Next Up

Apple Cider Sangria Recipe

Sangria isn’t just for summer! Spice up cool weather celebrations with this apple cider version you can whip up in under 5 minutes.

Strawberry Mojito Recipe

Fresh strawberries and tart lemons lend a sweet and fruity twist to the classic mojito.

Boozy Root Beer Float Recipe

This tipsy take on a cool, creamy favorite is an adults-only treat.

Red, White and Blue Sangria Recipe

This deliciously festive red white and blue sangria is the perfect patriotic cocktail for your summer get-together.

Mini Pear Pies Recipe

Add a sweet-meets-savory flavor to your next dinner party with these delicious individual pear pies.

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes Recipe

You scream, I scream we all scream for ice cream -- ice cream cupcakes, that is. These cute cupcakes baked and served in ice cream cones are sure to be crowd-pleasers.

Mini Key Lime Pie Recipe

The perfect not-too-sweet finishing touch to any meal. Highlight the bright flavor of key limes with this miniature version of the classic dessert.

Tropical Banana Pudding in-a-Jar Recipe

Toasted coconut and a personal, portable presentation take this favorite summertime dessert to the next level.

Red Wine Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

This refreshing after-dinner treat is as sophisticated as it is sweet.

Cornbread-Topped Chili in-a-Jar Recipe

It’s tailgate time and this easy-to-assemble hearty meal on-the-go is a total game changer.

NEW: Live TV

Don’t miss your favorite shows. Live stream HGTV now.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.

Luxury Home Giveaways

HGTV Smart Home

A sophisticated Southern home in Raleigh, N.C.

HGTV Urban Oasis

A 1,300-square-foot bungalow in the heart of Asheville, NC

HGTV Dream Home

A waterfront escape in Merritt Island, Florida