All your lucky recipient need do is add this to 750ml red wine, cider or apple juice as it heats up.
Makes about 800ml
- Prepare10 mins
- Cook30 mins
- Total time40 mins
- Plusovernight infusing
Put all the ingredients in a large pan with 650ml water. Bring slowly to the boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, then cool.
Cover to infuse overnight, then strain through a fine sieve into the pan, bring to the boil again and pour while still hot into hot sterilised bottles. Chill for up to 2 weeks. Add 200ml syrup to 750ml red wine, cider or apple juice; heat through gently to serve.