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a single glass of instant pot mulled wine garnshed with clementines and a cinnamon stick

Instant Pot Mulled Wine

This spiced hot German Mulled Wine recipe makes the perfect festive drink.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword gluhwein, Instant pot mulled wine, mulled wine
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 250kcal


Instant Pot Mulled Wine Ingredients

  • 1500 ml (2 bottles) red wine
  • 2 cups (500 ml) orange juice
  • 1 clementine sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp whole cloves
  • 10 cardamom pods split
  • 6 tbsp maple syrup or more, to your taste
  • rum (optional)
  • clementine slices and cinnamon sticks to garnish


Instant Pot Mulled Wine Instructions

  • Select the Sauté function on the Instant Pot and set it to low.
  • Add the wine, orange juice, clementines and spices to the Instant Pot insert and let cook for about 5 mins until it starts to steam (but does not boil).
  • Press cancel (or let the keep warm function kick in to keep warm will your guests arrive).
  • Stir in the maple syrup whilst warm.
  • Strain, then mix in the rum (if using), serve and let the merriment begin!

Slow Cooker Mulled Wine Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients (minus the clementine slices) in the slow cooker.
  • Heat on low for 60-90 minutes, until wine is hot.
  • Do not cook on high so you don't cook out all the alcohol.  as you can  It will take about an hour for the mulled wine to get hot.
  • Switch off the heat and add in the clementine slices and rum. Let sit for a few minutes, strain and serve warm.

Mulled Wine Stovetop Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients (minus the rum) into a saucepan.
  • Heat until almost boiling, then simmer for about 5 mins.
  • Switch off the heat and strain (if required) into a serving pitcher or punchbowl.
  • Mix in the rum (if using) and serve.


Weight Watchers Points

There are 10 Blue Plan SmartPoints in a serving of Instant Pot Mulled Wine.


Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 415mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 124IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg