Make-It-Mine Mulled Wine
- For spice bag, place Spices on a double-thick, 6-inch square of 100%-cotton cheesecloth. Bring up corners; tie closed with 100%-cotton string.
- In a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker combine spice bag, Wine, Fruit Juice, and honey. Cover and cook on low 3 to 4 hours. Remove and discard spice bag.
- Stir in Fruit and, if desired, Liquor. Serve immediately or keep warm, covered, on warm or low up to 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
From the Test Kitchen
SPICES (pick one or more)
2 cinnamon sticks 1 whole star anise 5 whole cloves 5 whole allspice 5 whole cardamom pods
WINE (pick one)
Dry red wine Dry rose wine Dry white wine
FRUIT (pick one or more)
1 orange, halved and sliced 2 clementines, sliced 1 cup fresh cranberries 1 Granny Smith apple, halved and sliced 1 firm pear, halved and sliced 1 cup pomegranate seeds
LIQUOR (pick one)
Brandy Bourbon Spiced rum
FRUIT JUICE (pick one)
Apple cider or juice Pomegranate juice Cranberry juice