Hot, spicy and perfect for cold nights!
Gløgg is the Norwegian answer to mulled wine, and is often enjoyed in the winter, especially around Christmas time.
Gløgg is often enjoyed without alcohol.
But feel free to add a little red wine or rum, if you like!
3 l apple juice of good quality
1 dl honey
A couple of cinnamon sticks
Approx. 50 g fresh ginger
Approx. 15 cloves
Mix together the ingredients. Add ginger and cloves according to how sweet or sour your apples are. Bring to a boil while stirring.
You can also add some red wine or rum to taste, if you like.
Gløgg is Scandinavia’s answer to glühwein, vin chaud or mulled wine, and is a popular drink around Christmas time.
The drink is traditionally made with red wine and spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, orange peel, raisins and almonds. Non-alcoholic gløgg is the most common type consumed in Norway today.
You can buy ready-mixed gløgg in stores all over Norway during the holiday season. All you need to do is heat the mix and serve.
This recipe is provided by Eplemosten, an artisanal apple juice maker in Gvarv, also known as Fruktbygda (the Fruit Village), in Telemark. It's a perfect destination for foodies.
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