Prep 2 mins
Cook 30 mins
I enjoy this during the cold weather. Posted for ZWT 6
- 3 1⁄4 cup red wine
- 1⁄2 cup brown sugar
- 1 orange rind
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- 20 cloves
- 4 cardamom pods
- 1⁄2 cup brandy
- 1⁄2 cup kirsch liqueur
- Slightly bruise the cardamom pods and cinnamon sticks and place in a pan with the wine sugar orange rind and cloves.
- Heat gently but do not allow to boil for 30mins.
- Take of heat and let step for a few hours.
- Reheat and add the brandy or kirsch, strain into cups.
Made exactly as posted, regardless of the register of 100 degrees on the thermometer on by deck! I have to admit this was especially potent warm, but I did enjoy it more this time of year at room temp! Thanks for sharing!!!