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Mulled 'Wine' for Drivers

Here is something special for Christmas parties and it looks just like mulled wine - on the right hand side of the picture


 Mulled 'Wine' for Drivers

  Serves 10

 1 orange
 ½ lemon
 1 small orange
 8 cloves
 6 fl oz (175 ml) Belvoir Spiced Winter Berries Cordial
 10 fl oz (300 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice
 ½ tablespoons honey
 4 tablespoons golden caster sugar
 1 cinnamon stick
 2 star anise
 ½ teaspoon ground ginger
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This recipe is from Delia's Happy Christmas


Begin by cutting the orange into quarters and then slice the quarters. Halve the lemon and then slice into quarters.

Stud the small orange with the cloves, then put all the ingredients into a large saucepan and add 1¾ pints (1 litre) of cold water. Stir together and simmer for 15-20 minutes to allow the flavours to infuse.

Taste before serving and add more honey or sugar, if needed.

Ladle into mugs or heatproof glasses, remembering to remove the cinnamon stick and star anise.


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