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Catholic Recipe: Mulled Bishopwyn

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 bottle of Claret
  • 6 cloves
  • 4 inches stick cinnamon
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 21+
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Also Called: Bishop's Wine

On the eve of the St. Nicholas party the treats served are the exchange of gifts, genuine Dutch cookies and Bishopwyn (bishop's wine). For children the wine is grape juice. But the grownups welcome the mulled Bishopwyn. With the people of the Netherlands, let us toast his memory with Bishopwyn and tell the beautiful legends of the charity of St. Nicholas. To give gifts in secret so that people would render him no thanks was surely a saintly act.

DIRECTIONS

Break cinnamon into small pieces. Simmer wine and spices for about five minutes. Strain wine. Serve hot.

Recipe Source: Family Advent Customs by Helen McLoughlin, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1979
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