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Glogg - Swedish

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup blanched Almond
  • 12 seeds , peeled Cardamom
  • 12 whole Cloves
  • 6 sticks Cinnamon
  • Peel of 1 Orange
  • 1 bottle Red Wine
  • 1 cup dark Raisins
  • 1 bottle Brandy
  • 1 cup cubes, crushed Sugar

How-to:

Put cardamon seeds, cinnamon, cloves and orange parts in nylon bag and tie top. In large saucepan put bag, half bottle of the wine, and the raisins. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add remaining wine and the almond, heat through. In another saucepan warm about 1/3 of the brandy (or aquavit), pour in sugar and light with match to flame. When sugar has melted, pour in the remainder of brandy. If necessary extinguish flame with cover lid. Add sugar mixture to wine mixture. Pour in cups with raisins and almonds in each serving. Serve in irish coffee cup. A hot cup of glogg is the Scandinavian way of offering a warm welcome to a friend on a wintery evening.