Recipe Finder

The Washington Post

Mulled White Wine Soup

Mulled White Wine Soup 4.000
Jul 18, 2001

A light, frothy cross between eggnog and Greek avgolemono, this spicy hot soup is best displayed with a light, fragrant Riesling wine, whether American or imported.

Serve this soup as a first course with toasted rye bread, or on its own with sweet cookies such as ladyfingers.


Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • One 750-ml bottle medium-dry white wine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions

Combine the wine, cinnamon, lemon zest and cloves in a saucepan over medium heat; cover and heat until almost boiling. Reduce the heat to low; cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the heat; strain, discarding the solids.

Whisk together the egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl until lightened in color and slightly thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Whisking constantly, slowly add the hot wine mixture and whisk until thoroughly incorporated. It will consist of a spiced broth topped generously with foam. Ladle into warm bowls or cups and serve immediately.

NOTE: Uncooked eggs may be contaminated with salmonella and should be avoided by young children, the elderly and anyone with immune system deficiencies.


Add it
Rate it

Recipe Source

From LaVarenne cooking school founder and cookbook author Anne Willan.

Tested by Anne Willan.

E-mail questions to the Food Section.

E-mail questions to the Food Section at food@washpost.com.

Avg. Rating (0)

Rate this recipe

Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 230


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 5g 8%

Saturated Fat: 2g 10%

Cholesterol: 210mg 70%

Sodium: 15mg 1%

Total Carbohydrates: 12g 4%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: 8g

Protein: 3g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

Most Read lifestyle
SECTION: !!!
INITIAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, canvas_permalink_id=washpost.com/8bvh5zpd9k, allow_comments=true, commentmaxlength=2000, includeshare=true, display_comments=true, canvas_permalink_app_instance=m6yzjj840m, display_more=true, moderationrequired=false, includefeaturenotification=true, comments_period=14, defaultsort=reverseChronological, canvas_allcomments_id=washpost.com/km4ey0dajm, includevoteofftopic=false, allow_videos=false, childrenitemsperpage=3, markerdisplay=post_commenter:Post Commenter|staff:Post Writer|top_commenter:Post Forum|top_local:Washingtologist|top_sports:SuperFan|fact_checker:Fact Checker|post_recommended:Post Recommended|world_watcher:World Watcher|cultuer_connoisseur:Culture Connoisseur|weather_watcher:Capital Weather Watcher|post_contributor:Post Contributor, includesorts=true, includeheader=true, defaulttab=all, includeverifiedcommenters=true, includerecommend=true, maxitemstop=2, includereport=true, source=washpost.com, allow_photos=false, maxitems=7, display_ugc_photos=false, includepause=true, canvas_allcomments_app_instance=6634zxcgfd, includepermalink=false}!!!

FINAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, canvas_permalink_id=washpost.com/8bvh5zpd9k, allow_comments=true, commentmaxlength=2000, includeshare=true, display_comments=true, canvas_permalink_app_instance=m6yzjj840m, display_more=true, moderationrequired=false, includefeaturenotification=true, comments_period=14, defaultsort=reverseChronological, canvas_allcomments_id=washpost.com/km4ey0dajm, includevoteofftopic=false, allow_videos=false, childrenitemsperpage=3, markerdisplay=post_commenter:Post Commenter|staff:Post Writer|top_commenter:Post Forum|top_local:Washingtologist|top_sports:SuperFan|fact_checker:Fact Checker|post_recommended:Post Recommended|world_watcher:World Watcher|cultuer_connoisseur:Culture Connoisseur|weather_watcher:Capital Weather Watcher|post_contributor:Post Contributor, includesorts=true, includeheader=true, defaulttab=all, includeverifiedcommenters=true, includerecommend=true, maxitemstop=2, includereport=true, source=washpost.com, allow_photos=false, maxitems=7, display_ugc_photos=false, includepause=true, canvas_allcomments_app_instance=6634zxcgfd, includepermalink=false}!!