5 from 10 votes
Spiced Mulled Wine - a winter favorite! Warm spices with a hint of orange!
Spiced Mulled Wine
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs 45 mins
Total Time
3 hrs 50 mins
Spiced Mulled Wine - a winter favorite! Warm spices with a hint of orange make for a great holiday drink.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mulled wine
Servings: 10
Calories: 161 kcal
Author: Erin
  • 1 large orange , cut into thin slices
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 3 cardamom pods , lightly crushed
  • 3 whole allspice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches long)
  • 1/2 vanilla bean , split lengthwise
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 bottles (750 ml) zinfandel or other dry red wine
  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Arrange orange slices on a wire rack. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 3 hours, or until dried.
  3. On a double layer of cheesecloth combine peppercorns, cloves, cardamom pods, allspice, cinnamon sticks, and vanilla bean. Gather up the ends of the cheesecloth, and tie shut.
  4. In a large pan combine orange slices, the spice packet, sugar, orange juice and win. Heat over medium heat to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove the spice packet to serve.
Recipe Notes

Recipe from Cooking Light

If serving out of slow cooker; after you remove the spice packet pour into a slow cooker and heat on low.

Nutrition Facts
Spiced Mulled Wine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161
% Daily Value*
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 178mg5%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 7.1mg9%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.