Recipes and Cooking Danish-Style Mulled Wine Many mulled wine recipes call for apple cider, but not this Danish-style version. It uses just a bit of vodka with the usual red wine and adds warm sweet flavors from cinnamon, brown sugar, and cardamom. By Emily Teel Emily Teel Instagram Website Emily is a senior food editor at Better Homes & Garden based in McMinnville, Oregon. She was previously the editor-in-chief of Spoonful Magazine, the food and drinks editor for Statesman Journal, and a restaurant critic at The Courier Post. She began her food career in restaurants and working for nonprofit organizations supporting sustainable agriculture and hunger-relief organizations in Pennsylvania. She is a seasoned food writer, recipe developer, and food media content creator who has contributed regularly to Serious Eats, Wine & Spirits, Kitchn, Philadelphia Magazine, Eater, and Edible Communities publications. Her writing has also appeared in USA Today, Rachael Ray Everyday, and Huffington Post Taste, among others. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 1, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Rebekah Molloy Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Stand Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 8 hrs 25 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 4 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 750 milliliter bottle fruity red wine (such as Cotes du Rhone, Malbec, or Zinfandel) ½ cup vodka ½ cup packed dark brown sugar 1 stick cinnamon (3 inches) 4 slices fresh ginger 1 tablespoon green cardamom pods 2 teaspoon orange zest 8 whole cloves Raisins and/or slivered almonds (optional) Directions In a large jar or pitcher, combine wine, vodka, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, orange zest, and cloves. Cover; let stand at room temperature 8 hours or overnight. To serve, warm mixture over medium-low 15 to 20 minutes or until steaming (do not boil); strain. If desired, add raisins and/or slivered almonds and serve with additional cinnamon sticks. Serves 8. Tips If you are in a time crunch, you can skip the overnight standing time, for a nearly as good a result. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 165 Calories 16g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 165 % Daily Value * Sodium 8mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 14g Vitamin C 1.4mg 7% Calcium 21mg 2% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 139mg 3% Folate, total 1.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.