This slow cooker mulled red wine recipe takes about 10 minutes to throw together! It is the perfect hot toddy for a chilly night or festive party!
Course: Adult Beverage
Keyword: Christmas wine, Crock Pot Mulled Wine, mulled wine
8whole cloves, (optional -extra for serving)
6star anise, (optional- extra for serving)
4cinnamon sticks, (optional- extra for serving)
1orange, cut 3-4 large zest strips (peel only - not the white pith)
raw sugar cubes, (optional for serving)
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Combine both bottles of wine, brandy, honey, cloves, star anise, cinnamon sticks and orange zest strips into the slow cooker.
Stir the ingredients to combine and turn the cooker onto "high" heat. Cook the wine for ½ hour. Turn the heat to "low" and heat for another ½ hour. After the full hour of heating, keep the mulled wine on the "warm" setting while serving.
Before serving, use a mesh strainer or slotted spoon to remove the cloves, star anise, cinnamon sticks, and the orange zest.
The recipe can be easily be doubled for a crowd.
If you have leftover wine, cool it, remove all spices and store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
If you do not want to serve the wine from your slow cooker, pour it into a pot and keep it on the stove on the lowest heat. You do not need to keep the lid on the pan.