Nothing fairly says Christmas like selfmade Mulled Wine! This simple Slow Cooker Mulled Wine recipe is just not solely scrumptious, it’s fast and easy to make and can make your home odor unimaginable!
Hey there – it’s been some time, huh? Since I final posted, the weblog has gone by a rebranding – Giraffes Can Bake is now A Tipsy Giraffe! Switching from baking to all cocktails has been a very long time coming, and it’s been in full swing over on my Instagram for a number of months now, and I’ve been having a lot enjoyable with it. I nonetheless bake in fact, however my ardour lies with mixology and I simply need to share that with you and the world! Don’t fear, all my baking recipes are nonetheless accessible and at all times shall be – you could find them right here.
I’ve posted a tonne of cocktail recipes over on my Instagram, and whereas I do plan to get all of them up on the weblog finally it’ll take a short time as I don’t at present have my very own laptop (that is the primary purpose the weblog has been quiet) – so do be sure to head over to my Instagram to take a look at what I’ve been getting as much as and see all of the wonderful cocktails I’ve shared. I’ve additionally began doing cocktail movies, so checkout my IGTV web page to see these.
Now we’ve carried out that little replace, time to get on with my first new recipe on the weblog since May! This Slow Cooker Mulled Wine is simply unimaginable, you’re going to find it irresistible. It’s stuffed with all of the festive flavours of the season, dangerously boozy, and very easy to make. You actually simply throw all the things in your sluggish cooker, flip it on for an hour and BOOM – wonderful Mulled Wine is able to drink! My mum, aka my chief style tester and now glamorous cocktail video assistant, completely adores this Slow Cooker Mulled Wine and we drink it a tad too quick every time I make it.
Slow Cooker Mulled Wine is ideal for events and gatherings too, as a result of it’s prepared in simply an hour and then you definately simply change it the “heat” setting and it stays heat all night time lengthy, prepared for individuals to serve themselves as a lot as they like! You also can put it aside for later by storing it within the fridge and both reheating within the sluggish cooker or within the microwave. For an amazing mulled wine, you need to use a fruit, medium bodied wine that isn’t too candy – a Cabernet is my selection, however a Merlot or Zinfandel is a good selection too. The wine doesn’t should be tremendous fancy or costly, however don’t go fairly for the underside shelf both – someplace within the center, a wine you’d be okay consuming however not essentially your favorite as you’ll be including a tonne of flavour to it. Which brings me to my subsequent level – you do not want a whole lot of spices for mulling, just a bit goes a great distance – in the event you add hundreds it’s simply going to style like potpourri! And you need to use entire spices, for the very best flavour and texture (you don’t need the grit from floor spices).
So with out additional ado – let’s get mulling!
Slow Cooker Mulled Wine
A fast and simple mulled wine made in your sluggish cooker – excellent for festive events!
- 2 bottles pink wine – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or Zinfandel are good selections
- 1 cup (240ml) Cointreau
- ¼ cup (60ml) Brandy
- 2 entire star anise
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 5 entire cloves
- ¼ inch slice ginger
- ½ packed cup (100g) darkish brown sugar
- Peel from half a lemon (with minimal pith)
- Peel from a complete orange (with minimal pith)
- Juice from half an orange (quantity doesn’t should be precise so don’t fear about measuring)
- 5 dashes Jerry Thomas Own Decanter Bitters (elective)
- Glass: Mug
- Garnish: Whole star anise, cinnamon stick, and a slice of orange
- Add all of your elements to your sluggish cooker, and placed on low for one hour.
- Keep on heat setting to maintain at serving temperature
Will hold in fridge for 3 days, simply reheat when able to serve. But greatest served the day of creating.