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Glogg 250 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Glogg 250

A glass of this traditional warm, spiced red wine is a great way to greet guests. Prepare it just before they arrive, to fill your house with the heady scents of the season.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2011

Ingredients

  • 6 green cardamom pods
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 orange peel
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (4 inches/10 cm), broken
  • 2 (each 750 ml) dry red wine
  • 1/2 cup halved dried fig
  • 1/2 cup raisin
  • 1/2 cup blanched almond
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Method

Place cardamom, cloves, orange peel and cinnamon sticks on 4-inch (10 cm) square of double-thickness cheesecloth; bring ends up and tie with string.

In large saucepan, bring wine, figs, raisins, almonds, sugar and spice bag just to simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. (Make-ahead: Cover and set aside for up to 2 hours. Rewarm to serve.)

Nutritional facts Per each of 12 servings: about

  • Sodium 12 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 143.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Potassium 301 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 18 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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