Apple Mulling Spice Mix
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:04:27 AM. Recipe ID 28927. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Apple mulling spice mix
Yield: 1 Servings
3 Boxes cinnamon sticks, (1
6 Whole nutmegs , (1 ounce)
1/3 c Dried orange peel
1/3 c Dried lemon peel, chopped
1/4 c Whole allspice and whole
2 tb Crystallized ginger, finely
-chopped (1 ounce)
Cut doubled layers of cheesecloth into fourteen 5-inch squares. Have
fourteen 10-inch-long pieces plain white string ready. Put cinnamon
sticks and nutmegs in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin or a
small heavy skillet until broken in small pieces. Mix with remaining
ingredients. Tie 3 generous tablespoonsful in each cheesecloth
square. Makes 14 bags.
To mull wine, stir 1/2 cup water and 1/3 cup sugar in a 1-1/2 to
2-quart pan over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Add 3-1/4 cups
wine and the spice bag. Reduce heat to low, cover and heat very
gently until mixture is very hot but not boiling, about 20 minutes.
Discard spice bag.
To mull cider, just add spice bag to 8 cups apple cider in a 2-1/2 to
3-quart pan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 30 to 35
minutes. Discard spice bag.
(Each spice bag holds enough to mull a 750 ml bottle of red wine -
about 3-1/4 cups - or a half gallon - 8 cups - apple cider.)
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