The Feuerzangenbowle owes its name to the Feuerzangen. Classic mulled wine is intensified with rum and alcohol by lighting a sugar loaf on the fire tongs with rum. However, the drink is not only tasty at the Christmas market, but also in your own home. All you need to make homemade Feuerzangenbowle is a Feuerzangenbowle set at home and the right ingredients. Popular models are made of glass and stainless steel. It is important that the material is fireproof. Here you will find a selection.
A glass Feuerzangenbowle set offers the great advantage that you can see the mulled wine. The transparency creates a beautiful visual effect. This Feuerzangenbowle set is made of heat-resistant glass. In addition to the rechaud, fire tongs and punch, there are six drinking glasses, a ladle and ingredients. Including the sugar loaf, cloves and cinnamon sticks. If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you could use this glass set with fire tongs and ladle. You can place a tea light under the punch so that the mulled wine stays warm for a long time.
Stainless steel is ideal as a material for a Feuerzangenbowle set. It is heat-resistant and keeps the mulled wine warm for a long time. In this stainless steel set, the punch pot and fire tongs are made of stainless steel. This should guarantee a long lifespan for the set. You can even heat the pot directly on the stove and don't have to transfer the mulled wine.
You don't always need a large punch bowl to make Feuerzangenbowle. Special cups are also suitable for this. If you like drinking Feuerzangenbowle, you don't have to wait for a convivial evening, but can make your own little Feuerzangenbowle with these Feuerzangenbowle cups. The advantage is that you can determine the amount of sugar and alcohol yourself. Place mini-sized sugar loaves on the fire tongs.
As soon as the scent of cinnamon and cloves flies through the air and the blue flame flickers on the sugar loaf, you know that it's time for delicious Feuerzangenbowle again. Heat the red wine with spices such as cinnamon and cloves in a pot on the stove. Then pour the drink into the punch bowl of the Feuerzangenbowle set and place the sugar loaf on the fire tongs. Now the sugar loaf must be poured with rum and then set on fire. When lighting, make sure to keep a safe distance. The sugar loaf usually burns for around 20 minutes. The longer it burns, the more sugar and alcohol drip into the mulled wine. The taste becomes more intense if you give the Feuerzangenbowle time.
For the Feuerzangenbowle you need a few ingredients. This should be on the shopping list (around eight portions):
Alternatively, you can also use a Feuerzangenbowle spice. Peel the peel thinly from the lemon and orange and squeeze out the juice. The juice must then be poured through a sieve into the Feuerzangenbowle pot. Add the peels, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves and red wine. Please note that the punch is only heated and not boiled. Before you pour the rum over the sugar loaf, you can warm it slightly. Place the sugar loaf on the fire tongs over the pot, pour rum on top and light it. Before the flame goes out, you should add the rum with a ladle. The longer the flame burns, the more alcohol and sugar drips into the Feuerzangenbowle.
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