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    Honeyed glühwein

    Cinnamon, orange, cloves and a full-bodied red - you know it's Christmas when you have a glühwein.

    • Christmas

    Makes: 6


    75cl full-bodied red wine, such as Waitrose Mellow and Fruity Spanish Red
    50ml brandy
    6tbsp honey
    1 cinnamon stick
    1 orange, sliced or 3 clementines, sliced
    5 cloves
    1 star anise
    1 vanilla pod, split


    1. Pour the red wine into a pan and add the honey, the cinnamon stick, the sliced orange or clementines, 300ml water, the cloves, the star anise and the split vanilla pod.

    2. Bring to simmer and warm gently for 10 minutes, then add the brandy and stir well.

    3. Strain, if desired, into a warmed bowl. Ladle into 6 heatproof glasses or mugs.

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