Drinks/ Beverages · Gluten free · Vegan · Vegetarian

Pom Glögg / Mulled pomegranate drink with a Nordic twist

This fruity Glögg  is a non-alcoholic alternative for Mulled Wine. Enjoy this spiced winter drink instead of your regular evening Tea. I was wondering what to do with all those pomegranates in the pantry. I was surfing for recipes using pomegranate as the main ingredient. I stumbled upon scandiefoodie that gave me a new drink for the evening.

Glögg is a traditional scandinavian hot punch of brandy, red wine and sherry flavored with sugar, spices, fruit pieces and almonds.

Pom Glögg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Adapted from scandiefoodie
serves 2
1 cup fresh or frozen pomegranate arils
2 cups water
1 cinnamon stick
1 inch of fresh ginger
5 green cardamom pods
3 clove buds
1 star anise
1 tablespoon sugar


  • Boil water in a saucepan.
  • Add rest of the ingredients to the saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Gently crush the arils with a masher.
  • Strain the mixture through a sieve into 2 mugs.
  • Serve hot.

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