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Hot Mulled Wine - Glühwein

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Glühwein (Hot Mulled Wine)

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Zutaten (für zwei bis drei Personen)

  • eine Flasche trockener Rotwein (750 ml)
  • eine Zitrone
  • 2 Stangen Zimt
  • 3 Gewürznelken
  • 3 Esslöffel Zucker
  • etwas Kardamom (oder Ingwer)

Den Rotwein in einem Topf erhitzen (nicht kochen). Die Zitrone in Scheiben schneiden und hinzufügen. Dann Zimt, Nelken, Zucker und etwas Kardamom (nach belieben) dazugeben. Alles etwa 5 Minuten erwärmen - nicht kochen - und etwa eine Stunde ziehen lassen. Vor dem Servieren nochmals erwärmen, durch ein Sieb abgießen, in vorgewärmten Gläsern oder Bechern servieren.


Hot Mulled Wine (Glühwein, "glow wine")

Ingredients (serves 2-3 persons)

  • 1 bottle of dry red wine (750 ml)
  • one lemon
  • 2 sticks of cinnamon
  • 3 cloves
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • some cardamom (or ginger)

Heat the red wine in a pot (don't boil). Cut the lemon into slices and add to the wine. Then add the cinnamon, cloves, sugar and a little cardamom (to taste). Heat everything for about 5 minutes - do not boil - and let stand for about an hour. Before serving, reheat and strain. Serve in prewarmed glasses or mugs.

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