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Swedish Glogg


"Authentic Swedish spiced wine. The recipe is from Great-Aunt Freda, brought from Sweden in the early 1900's."
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8 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 20 servings

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  1. Bring water to a boil with cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and orange zest; stir in sugar until dissolved. Remove from heat, and allow to steep overnight.
  2. Place the raisins and almonds into a large saucepan. Strain the sugar water into the raisins, then pour in Muscatel, port, and brandy. Place over medium-high heat, and cook until hot but not simmering. Serve warm in a mug with some fruit and almonds in each cup.

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This recipe is right on, except I don't add any water, and zest the entire orange. I also found out that most people don't like any almonds in their cup! They do like a few raisins! Merry Chri...

We made this for a Christmas treat. It was an instant hit with "yumms" "oh wow!" and smiles all around. This will be a treasured part of our family holiday celebration from now on. I grew up ...

wonderful! I served this on Christmas day. Yummy. I forgot to make the syrup a day ahead of time and it was still delicious. Just as an FYI it's pronounced "gloog" in swedish.

We had this for a party door opener drink! Just didn't add the raisins and almonds.

I've made this a dozen times now and clearly love it. it has become a mainstay in our home at the holidays. It's an inexpensive, delicious drink to have at holiday cocktail parties and each ti...

So good! It's a tradition in my household to make glogg every year and this is my go to recipe. After making it a couple times as written, I made two tweaks solely based on my own taste (doubled...