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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
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