Glögg Recipe

Aquavit Restaurant


  • 2 bottles dry red wine
  • ½  bottle of Port wine
  • 1 cup vodka
  • ¼ pound dried figs, sliced
  • ¼ pound raisins
  • 2 oranges, peeled into ribbons and juiced
  • 8 ounces light brown sugar
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 long peppers
  • 5 cloves
  • 7 cardamom pods
  • 3 cinnamon sticks

A classic Scandinavian Glögg, or mulled wine, recipe from Aquavit's Executive Chef Marcus Jernmark.


Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring mixture to a simmer over low heat, stirring from time to time. Remove from heat and allow it to macerate for two hours. Strain when ready to use. Reheat and serve with blanched almonds, raisins and pepparkakor on the side.

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