winter warmer cocktail

A warming spiced mulled wine perfect for chilly evenings
Serves: 10
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Costs:Splashing out



Pared zest and juice of 2 oranges
750ml bottle robust red wine
150ml (1⁄4 pint) golden or dark rum, or brandy or port
4 tablespoons demerara sugar
2 cinnamon sticks, lightly crushed
3 star anise




Put half the orange parings and all the juice into a large pan. Add the rest of the ingredients and 300ml (1⁄2 pint) water. Heat slowly until the sugar dissolves. Pour into a warmed bowl. Ladle into warmed glasses, adding a few orange parings.


Nutritional information per portion




This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.