Glögg is the Swedish version of mulled wine and is traditionally served  at Christmas time.  It’s wonderfully easy to prepare and is the perfect  hot drink for cold winter nights.

Serves 8
1 litre of red wine
3 cinnamon sticks
8 cloves
10 cardamom pods
3 tablespoons of caster sugar

To serve:

Place all the ingredients for the mulled wine into a large pot and place over a medium high heat.

Bring to a steady simmer stirring until the sugar has completely dissolved.

Strain the liquid through a sieve a serve the wine warm in glasses with almonds and raisins.