Swedish Mulled Wine (Glogg)

Swedish Mulled Wine (Glogg)


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This is the traditional mulled wine served at Christmas in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries. This is the adult version!


Serves: 15 

  • 2 (750ml) bottles fruity red wine, such as Beaujolais
  • 1 (750ml) bottle port
  • 3 (7cm) cinnamon sticks
  • 14 whole cloves
  • 1 orange, peel cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup (220g) white sugar, or to taste
  • 3/4 cup (190ml) rum, or to taste
  • 1/4 cup brandy, or to taste
  • 1 cup (155g) raisins
  • 1 cup (125g) slivered almonds

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Gently simmer the red wine, port, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves and orange peel in a large pot set over medium-low heat. Stir in the sugar, rum and brandy. Continue simmering 5 minutes more, stirring to completely dissolve the sugar, and till the mixture is steaming but not boiling.
  2. Mix the raisins and almonds together in a bowl.
  3. To serve, ladle into coffee cups or small glass or ceramic mugs. Garnish each cup with a spoonful of the raisin and almond mixture.

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This recipe is very similar to the one my Dad used to make many years ago - 23 Dec 2011

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