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Red Wine Star Anise Dessert Sauce

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  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup hearty red wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 whole star anise (or cloves)
  • 1 1" x 3" strip of orange zest


Place all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

Immediately reduce heat and simmer slowly for 10 minutes.

Remove from heat, allow to cool, and strain.

Pour into jars and keep refrigerated.

Serving Size: Yields approximately 2 cups

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