Beverage Recipes > Smoking Bishop

How to make Smoking Bishop:
This drink is almost synonymous with Christmas. At one time this was traditionally heated with a red hot poker.


6 Seville oranges
1/2 cup sugar
2 pints strong cheap red wine
1 bottle ruby port
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- Bake the oranges in a medium oven for about 20 minutes.
- Stick cloves into the oranges.
- Put the now clove-stuck oranges into a large bowl.
- Pour the wine over them and add the sugar.
- Cover and leave in a warm place for 24 hours.
- Squeeze the juice from the oranges and mix it with the wine.
- Add the port and heat the mixture in a pan.
- Do not boil.
- Serve hot.