Spiced Cranberry Drink
|Cinnamon stick||6 Inch|
|Whole cardamom||4 , shelled|
|Cranberry juice cocktail||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Light raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Port wine||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
Tie spices in cheesecloth bag; place in saucepan.
Add 2 cups of the cranberry cocktail, raisins, and sugar; bring to boiling.
Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
Remove spice bag.
Before serving, add remaining cranberry cocktail and wine.
Heat almost to boiling.
Pour into heat-proof serving pitcher or bowl.
Serve in mugs or punch cups, adding a few of the raisins to each.