Mulled Cider or Mulled Wine spice packs & recipes

1
Nor Mac

By
@Adashofloverecipepage

I love hot spiced Cider.I love sitting around on cool nights drinking it. Being from New England this is a drink I love to make with the fresh apple Cider from the local apple orchard.
Making the mulling spice bags for friends and family is a nice touch too.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 14
    14 squares of cheese cloth cut
  • 3 oz
    whole cinnamon sticks
  • ·
    string
  • 1/3 c
    dried orange peel
  • 5
    whole nutmegs
  • 1/3 c
    dried lemon peel
  • 1/4 c
    allspice berries
  • 1/4 c
    whole cloves
  • 2 Tbsp
    crystallized ginger
  • THE ABOVE MAKES 14 BAGS

  • CIDER RECIPE

  • 8 c
    apple cider or juice
  • 1
    spice bag
  • MULLED WINE

  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 1/4 c
    red wine
  • 1
    spice bag

How to Make Mulled Cider or Mulled Wine spice packs & recipes

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut 14 square of cheese cloth in to 5 inch squares
  2. Put cinnamon sticks and nutmeg in a plastic bag. Smash and break these up with what ever tool you have. A bottom of a pan works as well. break in to small pieces.
  3. pour smashed pieces in to a bowl.stir in orange peel lemon peel,allspice,cloves,and ginger
  4. Put about 2 tablespoons of spice in to the center of each cheese cloth square, Gather corners of square and tie a string around it to secure.
  5. You can give these out at Christmas as gifts by securing to a gift with the cider recipe,or just keep them for yourself. I cut the recipe for spice in half if they are for myself.
  6. Mulled cider- place spice bag and Cider in to a slow cooker. start on high,and cook for 1 hour,and reduce to low. to keep it warm for guests. You can keep on low and leave it for hours. The longer the spice bag is in the stronger the spice flavor.
  7. mulled wine- Place sugar and water in to sauce pan. stir until it dissolves. Add wine and spice bag.heat on low heat until small bubbles appear around the edge of the pan.Do not boil.
  8. discard spice bag and serve. You may keep it warm in a crock pot on low heat.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mulled Cider or Mulled Wine spice packs & recipes




Show 9 Comments & Reviews

20 Breakfast Casserole Recipes

20 Breakfast Casserole Recipes


We love a good breakfast casserole! Every bite is full of all our favorite breakfast foods – eggs, bacon, sausage, cheese, ham, veggies, potatoes, and more. Not to mention, these casseroles are easy to make and feed the whole family.

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo


Send your taste buds south of the border with these tasty Mexican appetizers. Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday. We can’t think of anything more fun than celebrating with finger foods. Fresh salsa, kicking guacamole, cheesy corn dip, meaty queso … each bite will be a party of flavors in your mouth. Turn your […]

19 Shrimp Recipes to Try

19 Shrimp Recipes to Try


How can a food so yummy be so good for you? An excellent source of vitamins and minerals, shrimp is also linked to promoting heart and brain health. Looks like it’s time to up your shrimp intake, and we have the 19 recipes to help you do it. Full of flavor, healthy, and easy to […]