Mulled ‘Wine’

This recipe is featured in Delia’s ‘Happy Christmas’ Ingredients 1 orange half a lemon 1 small orange 8 cloves 6 fl oz (175 ml) spiced winter berries cordial – or anything similar you can find 10 fl oz (300 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice half tbsp honey 4 tbsp golden caster sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 star anise half tsp ground ginger Method 1. Begin by cutting the orange into quarters and then slice the…

Mulled Wine

This recipe is courtesy of Tesco.com The essence of Christmas is captured in this mulled wine recipe. Fragrant spices, cinnamon and lemon are infused in this warming, seasonal drink that will go down a treat at any dinner party. Ingredients 1 lemon 2 oranges 8 cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 4cm (1.5in) piece ginger, peeled and sliced 60g (2½oz) light brown sugar 60ml (2 1/2fl oz) ruby port 1 x 75cl bottle full-bodied red wine For…

Hot Apple and Rum Cocktail

Thanks to the lovely Mums at Crumbs Food for the image and recipe. Makes 6 large mugfuls Ingredients: 2 litres apple juice 1 large piece of ginger, sliced 2 pears, thinly sliced 2 cinnamon sticks 4 cardamom pods 2 tbsp brown sugar Juice of 4 limes, zest of 2 500ml golden rum Method: Pour the apple juice into a big pan, then add the ginger, pears, cinnamon, cardamom and sugar. Add the lime zest and…

Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

This recipe and image are courtesy of Foodnetwork.co.uk 120 Cook Time 5 Prep Time Psst, if you don’t like Peppermint, simply leave it out…or if you’d like a version just for adults, why not add a cheeky splash or two of peppermint schnapps…or amaretto…or bourbon…? Ingredients 3 cups icing sugar, sifted 2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder 12 cups whole milk 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon salt 8 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped 24…

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