“Mulled Wine” (Alcohol-Free) Recipe
January 04, 2023

“Mulled Wine” (Alcohol-Free) Recipe

Want to join all of the festivities without the alcohol? Try this nice warm cup of spiced cranberry juice.

Serves: 4-8 servings depending on mugs

Prep time: 5 mins + simmer time


  •  4 cups dark red juice, like tart cherry (*see notes below for more tips)
  •  5 cinnamon sticks
  •  3 slices of fresh ginger
  •  1 tsp whole cloves
  •  3 star anise 
  •  3 orange slices
  •  1 tsp cardamom seeds
  •  1 tsp vanilla extract
  •  2 Tbsp maple syrup


  1. Put everything in a pot and simmer, covered, on low for 15-20 mins.
  2. Strain the mulled juice through a fine mesh strainer and return to heat to keep warm.
  3. Adjust sweetness as desired, then serve warm in a mug with an orange slice and a cinnamon stick or star anise for garnish.