Mulled Wine

Cuisinart original

Just the smell of the spices steeping evokes the feeling of the holidays. A variation to this traditional recipe is to chill it and use it as the foundation for a spicy sangria.




  • 1 bottle of red wine 
  • 3 cinnamon sticks 
  • pinch ground nutmeg 
  • 8 whole cloves 
  • 1 orange, zested 
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar 
  • 7 slices orange peel, for serving

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 143 (0% from fat) • carb. 13g • pro. 0g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 5mg • calc. 12mg • fiber 0g


  1. Break up the cinnamon sticks into ¼ inch pieces and put all ingredients into the blender jar. Cover and set timer for 5 minutes and temperature on Medium. Mixture should be warmed through, but not boiling. 
  2. Set timer for 30 minutes and temperature on Low, allowing spices to steep in the wine. 
  3. Once unit turns off, strain and serve with a slice of orange peel.