Mulled Wine Kits

makes 4 mulled wine kits

Make to give, home-made delicious home brew, proudly brewed by you!

Ingredients

  • 1 30 x 30cm muslin square
  • 40 whole cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 20 cardamom pods, lightly crushed
  • 1 whole nutmeg, grated
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 4 x 20cm lengths of string
  • 4 bottles of red wine
  • 4 gift tags

Instructions

  1. Cut the muslin into quarters, so you have four evenly sized squares. Lay each one out on a work surface and start adding the spices place 10 cloves, 5 cardamom pods ¼ of the ground nutmeg and ¼ tsp of the ground ginger on each.
  2. Gather up the edges of the muslin squares to form small bags and tie securely with the string, attaching the cinnamon stick and making a loop to hang the bag over a wine bottle neck.
  3. Write this recipe onto the gift tags Put the wine, spice bag and 100g granulated sugar into a pan. Heat gently, without boiling, until the sugar dissolves. Add 100ml orange juice and 1 -2 tbsp brandy or port. Add one small, sliced orange (skin on), stir and serve.
  4. Hang a muslin bag and gift tag on each wine bottle neck.