Years ago, a friend of mine shared her easy recipe for glogg. Simmered on the stove, it'll warm up everyone from head to toe on a blustery day. —June Lindquist, Hammond, WI
Recommended: Christmas Drinks
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 6 whole cloves
- 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
- 4 cardamom pods, crushed
- 4 cups cranberry juice, divided
- 1 cup raisins
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 cups ruby port wine
- Additional raisins, optional
- Place cloves, cinnamon and cardamom on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Gather corners of cloth to enclose seasonings; tie securely with string. Place in a large saucepan. Add 2 cups cranberry juice, raisins and sugar. Bring to a simmer; cook, uncovered, 10 minutes.
- Discard spice bag. Add wine and remaining cranberry juice; bring just to a simmer (do not boil). Serve warm in mugs with additional raisins if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Cranberry Glogg in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2016, p19