16 December, 2022

Mulled ‘wine’ can be enjoyed without the need for alcohol!

Did you know that high consumption of alcohol can increase breast cancer risk in both women and men?

Any amount of alcohol affects women’s risk.  So, this Christmas, why not enjoy the festivities alcohol-free? It has the same great taste but reduces your risk of breast cancer.

Read our recipe for alcohol-free mulled wine below.


Preparation time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2-3



500ml pomegranate juice 

A handful of frozen blackberries 

250ml apple juice 

1 cinnamon stick 

1-star anise 

4 cloves 

3 black peppercorns 

1 orange, quartered 

1-2 tsp of organic honey 

How to cook

  1. Put the pomegranate juice, sugar, blackberries, and apple juice in a saucepan and bring to a boil. 
  2. Add the cinnamon, star anise, cloves, peppercorns, and slices of orange.
  3. Heat through, gently simmering for around 3-4 minutes, no less; otherwise, the drink can become bitter.
  4. Taste for sweetness before adding in some honey, then strain into your best heatproof glasses and enjoy your Christmas beverage.

Enjoyed this alcohol-free mulled wine recipe and are craving more like this? Breast Cancer UK’s brand new recipe e-book is out now! Download (for free) ‘Organic Flavours’ today. What are you waiting for? Get cooking. 

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