Slow cooker mulled wine
Perfect for entertaining over the holidays! The cinnamon, clove and nutmeg leave the house smelling warm and inviting while the slow cooker keeps the wine at the perfect temperature to sooth any winter chills. You may want to double the batch as your guests are sure to go back for seconds.
1 bottle red wine (750 ml) - can use apple cider instead of wine
½ cup brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
Zest and juice from one orange or lemon
1 pinch of nutmeg
1 star anise
1 slice of ginger
Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker and cook on high for 2 hours.
Strain and serve hot.
Tip: Perfect for entertaining, keep the mulled wine in the slow cooker on warm and let guests serve themselves.