Winter Mocktail

Winter time is all about being with family, snowball fights and warm nights by the fire. For women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, the thought if mulled wine or a warm winter cocktail can be inviting, but has to be forgone. Lucky, we found a non-alcoholic spin on the classic winter Mulled Wine for those who are avoiding alcohol, or just want a warm, spicy and fruity drink.

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Mock Mulled Wine

Ingredients:

1 Litre Pulp-free Orange Juice
1 Litre Cranberry Juice
8 Cinnamon Sticks
5-6 Cloves
8 Star Anise
8 Blueberries
1 Orange

Directions:

Combine and Orange Juice, Canberry Juice, 3 Cinnamon Sticks Cloves and Star Anise in a large saucepan. Slowly bring the mixture u to a boil, when reduce to a simmer, and keep on the heat for 5-6 minutes when the spices start to become fragrant. Once simmered, pour immediately into mugs. Slice the orange into rounds and place 1 round, 2 blueberries, 1 Star Anise and a cinnamon stick each individual mug as a garnish. Each batch should produce enough Mock Mulled Wine for 6-8 mugs.

Enjoy in the evening with a few squares of dark chocolate for an indulgent treat.

Images from Mitzy at Home

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