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Mulled red

Serve up wintery mulled red– with this classic recipe

  • Serves 6
  • Easy


  • 750ml bottle red
  • 1 large cinnamon stick, or 2 small ones
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 strips lemon zest, pared using a vegetable peeler
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar


  1. Put the red, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, lemon zest and sugar in a large pan. Cook on a low heat for 10 mins, then remove from the heat and cool, leaving to infuse for about 30 mins. To serve, heat without boiling and pour into mugs.

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