Traditional Swedish Glögg

Traditional Swedish Glögg

Sweet, warm and spicy, traditional glögg is Sweden's seasonal mulled wine gift to chilly souls around the globe.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the wine, bourbon or vodka (if using), sugar, orange zest, raisins, cardamom pods, ginger root, cinnamon stick, and cloves into a 2- to 3-quart pot. Heat to 175 F (77 C) and let simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Remove from the heat and let stand and steep for 1 hour.
  4. Step 4

    Strain to remove the fruit and spices and gently reheat the punch.
  5. Step 5

    Add a few slivered almonds and raisins to each serving glass and garnish with a slice of orange, and serve.