Where to Buy A Feuerzangenbowle Set – Feuerzangenbowle Recipe Too!
Nothing says gemütlichkeit like a flaming drink…. The German Feuerzangenbowle Set (literally, Fire Tongs Punch brings friends together. This traditional, German mulled wine (Glühwein), has a flaming cone of sugar over it, slowly dripping the caramelized sugar into the warm wine for extra flavor. But, Where to Buy a Feuerzangenbowle set in the USA?
While you can make this in a fondue pot (remember… that one you got as a present, and tucked away in the closet), it won’t work as well, and you need to set a rack over it to hold the sugar cone (Zuckerhut). If you want to add flair to your holiday traditions, it’s best to have a real German Feuerzangenbowle set… designed to serve this Feuerzangenbowle Recipe.
Then celebrate the Christmas season, or ring in the New Year with this extra special drink.
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German Feuerzangenbowle Recipe
In order for the Rum to burn with a pretty flame, it should be a high proof… at least 54% alcohol. Traditionally, Austrian Stroh Rum is used. Most rum in the United States is bottled at 80 to 100 proof, or 40 to 50% alcohol by volume (you won’t get the flame). Look for rums bottled at 125 to 160 proof. (Bacardi 151 can be found fairly easily…)
Where to Buy A Feuerzangenbowle Set
A Feuerzangenbowle set generally has a container to hold the Gluhwein, and a rack to hold the burning sugar cone. If you already have a fireproof punch bowl, all you really need is the sugar cone rack. Although, it is nice to have a set that has a candle or warming element underneath to keep the wine warm.
Feuerzangenbowle for One
Get Extra mini- Sugar Cones!!
You will need a Zucker Hut
The Sugar Cone/ Zucker Hut, is soaked with rum, then set on fire. Basically it’s a compact cone of sugar.
Serve the Feuerzangenbowle or Glühwein in Style
To see a Feuerzangenbowle in action… watch this video
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