Recipe: Mulled Port & Lemon

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Makes 8 glasses  -  prep 5 minutes  -  cook 20 minutes 

Ingredients

  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 750ml bottle ruby Port
  • 2 star anise (optional)
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, plus more to serve (optional)
  • Plenty of ice, orange and lemon slices, to serve
  • Lemonade, for topping up

How to make

  • Using a peeler, pare thin strips of zest from the orange and lemon then squeeze the juice.
  • Put the zests and juice into a large saucepan, then add the Port and remaining ingredients.
  • Simmer very gently for 20 mins, then leave to cool completely.
  • To serve, put ice and slices of orange and lemon in each glass, then carefully pour in equal quantities of the Port and lemonade.

Can be made up to 1 week ahead and chilled.