Delia’s Non Alcoholic Mulled ‘Wine’

October 14th, 2011

This recipe serves 10 and can be made in advance and reheated just beofre serving, more information can be found at


1 Orange

½ Lemon

a small Orange studded with cloves

175ml Bottle Green Spiced Berry Cordial

300ml freshly squeezed orange juice

1½ tablespoons honey

4 tablespoons golden caster sugar

1 cinnamon stick

2 star anise

½ teaspoon ground ginger


Begin by cutting the orange into quarters and then slice the quarters. Halve the lemon and then slice into quarters.

Stud the small orange with the cloves, then put all the ingredients into a large saucepan and add 1¾ pints (1 litre) of cold water. Stir together and simmer for 15-20 minutes to allow the flavours to infuse.

Taste before serving and add more honey or sugar, if needed.

Ladle into mugs or heatproof glasses, remembering to remove the cinnamon stick and star anise.