The secret to outstanding flavor in this Scandinavian holiday staple is in the addition of the Elderflower cordial and blackcurrant concentrate. It's worth the effort to find these two ingredients for a flavor that can't be matched. Happy holiday Amanda and Merrill. Cheers! —Foodie-isms
Add all of the garnish ingredients into a container and seal with a lid. Liquid must cover the current and almonds.
Add everything to the saucepan except the lemon and orange slices. Bring this mixture to a boil and then lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add lemon and orange slices for the last 4 minutes. Strain.
Combine all of the gløgg ingredients into a pot and heat for about 5 minutes. Do not let mixture boil. Add 2 Tablespoons of garnish mixture into each glass and add the warm gløgg.