Glögg is hot, spiced wine, perfect for cold winter evenings. Just follow this easy Glogg recipe to make your own great-tasting spiced wine. Variations are optional and add great personalized taste to your own “Glögg”!
INGREDIENTS - 1 bottle of red wine. 0.5 Liter inexpensive brandy or vodka. 10 cardamom pods. 1 cinnamon stick (broken down). 1/2 orange peel (dried or fresh). 1/2 lbs sugar (regular or lumps). Optional additions: 5 cloves, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/2 cup almonds, 5 dried figs.
PREPARATION - Heat the wine and brandy spices, fruit, and nuts in a pot (and any optional additions you might like.)
Be careful not to boil the mixture; just let it simmer for about 45 minutes.
Then, strain through a cloth to remove all additions.
Serve your Glogg hot over lumped sugar (or with regular granulated sugar).
Optional: You can also serve the Glogg with raisons or almonds. If you'd like the drink to be stronger, use more brandy.
This Glogg recipe makes approx 1.5 Liter (close to 1/2 gallon).