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a recipe by
Loreta Ferguson
Chesapeake, VA

This recipe was placed in my mailbox by an unknown neighbor while we were living in Heidelberg, Germany. Every time I make this, memories of the Christkringle Markets come flooding back. We would walk around and sip this while shopping at all the holiday booths.

serves 20
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For gluhwein

  • 6 bag
    tea bags (black tea or the type you like, i use lipton)
  • 2 c
    water (add more if you want a less strong drink)
  • 1 bottle
    white wine (i use a semi sweet wine, or use your favorite)
  • 1 bottle
    red wine (i use a merlot, or use your favorite)
  • 3 stick
    cinnamon sticks
  • 1
  • 2
  • sugar to taste
  • 1 pt

How To Make gluhwein

  • 1
    Slice the lemon and orange
  • 2
    In a large cooking pot, fill with water. Add 6 tea bags; bring to boil.
  • 3
    Add white wine, red wine, rum, cinnamon sticks, lemon slices, orange slices and sugar. Bring to boil again, then simmer on low. Drink warm.