Medieval Menu: Hippocras

   Posted by: Julia Redlich   in Medieval Menu, Medieval Miscellany


10 cups red wine
juice of 3 lemons or oranges
2 cinnamon sticks
½ tsp ground cloves
½ tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup brown sugar
2 lemons or oranges, sliced
4 cups lemonade (optional)


Place all ingredients in a large bowl and heat gently (slow cookers are good).

Serve hot but not boiling.

Note: To dilute or extend hippocras add 4 cups of lemonade 10 minutes before serving and reheat.

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