Mulled White Wine with Orange and Cranberry
a cocktail recipe
by Karyn Maier
Karyn Maier is a freelance writer and creator specializing in natural wellness, the botanical arts, and culinary creations that use herbs and spices. She has written for many industry and consumer publications in both new and traditional media, including ePregnancy, Fitness Link, Club Mom, Let's Live, Natural Living Today, Real Woman, The Herb Quarterly, American Fitness, Mother Earth News, Delicious!, Better Nutrition, etc. She is also the author of several books on using herbs, and a contributor to cookbooks. Ms. Maier is frequently interviewed as an expert by national magazines, including Real Simple and Mother Earth Living. She has also been a guest on several radio talk shows such as Gary Null's Natural Living, The Deborah Ray Show and Martha Stewart Living.
White wine, orange liquor and cranberry come together beautifully in this version of mulled wine, which traditionally calls for a robust red wine. Combined with our seasonally available Mulling Spice Mix, this recipe delivers a punch! The addition of dried cranberries for garnish makes an impressive presentation.
TIME (ACTIVE) | 5 M
TOTAL | 5 M
| 6 oz
Place all ingredients in a microwave safe cup or bowl. Microwave for one minute and 30 seconds. Stir and strain off liquid into a clean mug. Garnish with sugared cranberries, if desired.
*Don't have a microwave?
Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer; strain.
for the sugared cranberries
Combine water and half of the sugar in a saucepan, heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, stir in cranberries, let stand 2 minutes. Carefully drain cranberries in a colander, then place them on a sheet of parchment paper to dry for an hour.
Fill a large saucer with remaining sugar and add a spoonful of cranberries. Roll the cranberries until coated and scoop them onto a new piece of parchment paper. Repeat until you've coated all the cranberries. Let dry for 30 minutes or longer before using as garnish.
Increase ingredient portions to make this recipe in a Dutch oven on the stovetop for a crowd.
Mulling spice mixes vary widely in their formulation. Our mix is made many of some popular inclusions: cinnamon chips, orange peel, cloves, allspice, cardamom, and star anise.
Crystallized ginger root is tender and sweet with a spicy bite. Add small cubes of crystallized ginger to dishes for chewy texture and a bit of sweet spiciness.
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