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Glögg

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Marcus Jernmark

Let this Scandinavian glögg by Marcus Jernmark warm you to the core.

Ingredients

  • 2 bottles red wine
  • 1 1/2 bottles port
  • 8 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 lb dried figs, sliced
  • 1/2 lb raisins
  • 2 oranges (peeled and juiced)
  • 8 ounces light brown sugar
  • 2 whole star anise pods
  • 4 long peppers
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 7 green cardamom pods
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • Garnish: raisins
  • Garnish: blanched almonds

Steps

Serves about 16.

  1. Add all ingredients into a large saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Heat to simmer, remove from heat and let stand for 2 hours.

  3. Strain, discarding the solids, and reheat to serving temperature.

  4. Divide between 16 glass mugs.

  5. Garnish each with raisins and sliced blanched almonds.