2 ¼ cup sparkling apple cider
¼ cup sugar
1 tablespoon Bisschopswijn Mulling Spices
Peel from 1/3 lemon
½ vanilla bean
12 cardamon pods
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
One bottle dry rose wine
Cognac or brandy
Fresh orange peel
Never boil the wine! Adjust spices to your own taste.
Simmer cider, Bisschopswijn Mulling Spices, sugar, lemon peel, cardamom, peppercorns and vanilla bean over medium low heat for 20-30 minutes until desired spice flavor is achieved.
Warm wine in a small pan until just below a simmer.
Pour warm wine into six mugs or wine glasses, add ½ tablespoon of cognac to each mug/glass and 3 tablespoons of strained spiced cider mixture. Add a fresh strip of orange peel as a garnish.