Challenge Grant: Our Boosters will match donations up to $45,000. We have $36,774 to go. Please donate!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Hot Mulled Claret

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups bottled cranberry juice cocktail
  • strip of peel from 1/2 lemon
  • 6 allspice berries
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 16 to 20 lemon slices studded with whole cloves
  • 2 bottles (4/5 quart each) claret wine
  • cinnamon sticks
  • Details

  • Serves: 16-20
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 21+
  • Origin:

Feasts

Seasons

Mulled wine is a traditional refreshment during the winter holidays, particularly Christmas and New Years.

DIRECTIONS

Combine sugar, water, and cranberry juice in large saucepan. Add lemon peel, allspice berries, and cloves. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves; bring to boil; boil 15 minutes. Add wine; heat, but do not boil. Strain. Serve hot in mugs, with clove-studded lemon slices and cinnamon stick stirrers. Makes 16 to 20 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Church Moves On, Slowly 13 hours ago
Is Cardinal Kasper losing his grip? 17 hours ago
The Pope is not the problem October 23
Do not confuse sacramental discipline and Catholic doctrine. October 23
Ignatius Press into the Breach: Trumping the Kasper Proposal October 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Key synod report calls for 'gradualism' in Church response to irregular family situations CWN - October 13
As synod concludes, bishops issue message, approve document; Pope weighs in CWN - October 20
Cardinal Parolin: UN must protect innocents from Islamic State CWN - September 30
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6