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Wine to Warm You

Makes: 22 servings
Serving size: 1/2cup
Prep 15 mins Slow Cook 4 hrs to 5 hrs  (low) or 2 to 2 1/2 hours (high)
Wine to Warm You
Ingredients
  • 1  orange
  • 1  lemon
  • 4  slices  fresh ginger
  • 3  inches stick cinnamon, broken
  • 8  whole allspice
  • 8  whole cloves
  • 1 750  milliliter bottle  Bordeaux or Beaujolais wine
  • 4  cups  water
  • 1 12  ounce can  frozen pineapple-orange juice concentrate
  • 1/2  cup  brandy
  • 1/2  cup  sugar
  • 1/4  cup  Triple Sec
  •  Orange slices
  •  Cinnamon sticks
Directions

1. Using a vegetable peeler, cut wide strips of peel from the orange and lemon, avoiding the white pith underneath. Juice the orange and lemon.

2. For a spice bag, cut a a 6-inch square from a double thickness of 100%-cotton cheesecloth. Place lemon peel, orange peel, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves in the center of the cloth. Bring the corners together and tie closed with 100%-cotton kitchen string.

3. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine wine, the water, juice concentrate, brandy, sugar, Triple Sec, citrus juices, and spice bag.

4. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Remove spice bag and discard. Garnish each serving with orange slices and/or cinnamon sticks.

Nutrition Facts (Wine to Warm You)
  • Servings Per Recipe 22,
  • cal. (kcal) 103,
  • carb. (g) 15,
  • sugar (g) 12,
  • vit. C (mg) 39,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 4,
  • sodium (mg) 8,
  • Potassium (mg) 68,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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