Category: Drinks Recipes


Makes: 1 litre Gluhwein
Preparation Time: 1 hour
1   Orange, cut in half, juice and keep the orange half skin (1 cup juice)
125 ml Brown sugar (½ cup)
60 ml Honey (¼ cup)
2 ml Allspice (¼ tsp)
3   Cardomons
3   Star anise
1   Stick cinnamon
10   Whole cloves
2 x 10 g Anchor Instant Yeast (2 packets)
1   Bottle red wine (1 x 750 ml), not expensive
60 ml Brandy (¼ cup)
  1. Mix orange juice, brown sugar, honey, allspice, cardomons, star anise and cinnamon stick together in a saucepan and bring to the boil, whilst stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  2. Stick the whole cloves into the orange peel halves and add to the simmering mixture.
  3. Simmer for a further 30 minutes, making sure the heat is not too high.
  4. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast, red wine and brandy and heat through.
  5. Remove the clove-studded orange halves.
  6. Preheat mugs or glasses in warm water to prevent glasses to crack or break.
  7. Serve the Gluhwein in warmed up glasses and enjoy!

The Anchor Yeast adds to the flavour, with a full-rounded smooth experience.