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Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style

Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style

If it's cold or you're in the snow, you will appreciate mulled wine which warms body and soul... There are as many mulled wine recipes as ski runs, so here is a basic one that you can easily adapt to your taste.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
29 min.1 hour 3 min.1 hour 32 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

1 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #1I advise you to use a very basic wine.

Pour 1 litre red wine into a pan and bring to the boil on medium heat.
10 min.
2 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #2Meanwhile, cut fruit in half, set half an orange and a half grapefruit aside, and squeeze the others. 5 min.
3 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #3Scrub the skin of the other 2 half fruit thoroughly, and cut into small pieces, with both peel and flesh on each as far as possible. 5 min.
4 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #4When wine boils, set light to the alcohol vapours (a pretty blue flame) by holing a flame above the pan.

Leave all alcohol to burn off, which will take about 2-3 minutes.
3 min.
5 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #5Pour fruit juice into wine. 2 min.
6 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #6Add 1 sachet Vanilla sugar, 5 tablespoons caster sugar, and 1 pinch cinnamon, mix well. 2 min.
7 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #7Add pieces of fruit, turn down heat to minimum and leave to simmer until drinking time (but at least one hour). 1 hour
8 Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style : Photo of step #8Serve in glasses or mugs, a generous helping of wine and a few fruits. 5 min.

Remarks

Many people think that the most important thing in mulled wine is the spices, but for me it's more the wine-fruit mix which gives the delicious hint of acidity. Then you can add whatever you want: vanilla, cinnamon, aniseed, pepper,...

For a quick mulled wine, forget: vanilla sugar, grapefruit and cinnamon.

For a glittering presentation, serve in glasses (not mugs) with the edges dipped in white egg then caster sugar.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
162111 gr183 gr0 gr
81 %4 %17 %0 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
70<1 gr8 gr0 gr
4 %<1 %1 %0 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2701 gr30 gr0 gr
14 %1 %3 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 9.37 €
Per person : 1.56 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made, and this recipe is dedicated to David who will certainly bemoan the short measure of cinnamon.
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