Grand Marnier Mulled Wine


A new take on mulled wine for Christmas.

Serves 8


100g caster sugar
2 bulbs star anise or 1 cinnamon stick
6 cloves
200ml Grand Marnier (or Cointreau)
500ml red wine
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
2 oranges, cut into slices, pips removed


1. Place everything in a saucepan, bring to the boil, turn the heat down to a bubbling simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Add the orange slices and cook for another 10 minutes. Strain and serve in heatproof glasses or cups.

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