Rolf’s Scandinavian Glogg

Recommended Glass: Irish coffee cup
4 whole Cardamom pods
1/4 cup Cinnamon sticks, broken
25 whole Cloves
Peel of 1 Orange
2 qt Port
2 qt Red wine
1 1/2 cup Raisins
1 cup blanched Almond
2 cups Sugar
4/5 qt Brandy
Instructions: take seeds out of cardamom pods, put the seeds and the rest of the spices (1-4) in cheesecloth bag. combine 1qt port, 1qt red wine, raisins and spice bag, simmer for 15-20 minutes. add remaining port, red wine and almonds, heat through (but not hot enough to evaporate remaining alcohol). In another pan, mix sugar with 1/3 of the brandy, light brandy on fire and melt sugar. When sugar is melted add remaining brandy. Then combine with the wine/port mixture. Drink!!!

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