Glogi

Glogi
Servings: 4 Prep 5 mins Cook 6 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 teaspoon whole cardamom seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped candied orange peel
  • 1 square (6 inches) cheesecloth (optional)
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) red wine
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 2 tablespoons blanched whole or slivered almonds

Make It

1. In nonaluminum medium-size saucepan, heat water and sugar over medium-high heat, stirring, until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute. If desired, tie cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom seeds and candied orange peel in cheesecloth for easy removal. Add spice packet or loose spices and wine to saucepan; simmer, covered, 5 minutes.

2. To serve, stand a metal spoon in each glass. Evenly divide glogi into each glass. Add a few raisins and almonds to each. Or if desired, serve raisins and almonds separately.