Warm Spiced Bliss

This delightful recipe for Warm Spiced Bliss is a perfect choice for holiday gatherings. The inviting aroma and the comforting blend of spices in this mulled wine will surely evoke the true spirit of the season. With just the right amount of sweetness, it's an easy and delicious big batch cocktail that will warm the hearts of your guests.

Warm Spiced Bliss

Warm Spiced Bliss is a delightful mulled wine cocktail, perfect for holiday gatherings with its inviting aroma and comforting blend of spices.

4.19 from 95 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins


  • 5 oz red wine
  • 1 tbsp brandy
  • 1 orange, sliced into rounds
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsp honey or maple syrup
  • orange slice, for garnish
  • cinnamon stick, for garnish
  • star anise, for garnish


  1. In a small pot, combine the red wine and brandy.
  2. Add the orange slices, star anise pods, cloves, and cinnamon stick.
  3. Stir in honey or maple syrup to taste.
  4. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  5. Simmer for 10 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  6. Serve immediately or keep warm.
  7. Garnish the glass with a fresh orange slice, a cinnamon stick, and a star anise pod.