The B's Hot Toddy Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces brandy, rum, or rye
  • 1 ounce honey
  • 1/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 ounce plain or mulled cider
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 slice of orange studded with cloves, for garnish

Who isn't intrigued by the idea of a toasty Hot Toddy on a chilly winter night? Ordered one in a bar, but never prepared one at home? Here is a simple recipe for the hot drink virgins among us.

Directions

A little planning goes a long way — his recipe is for two. Our recommendation, though, is to make a larger batch of the non-alcoholic ingredients in advance to keep on hand.

Infuse the cider, lemon juice, and honey mixture with the cinnamon stick and cloves a day or two ahead. It's simple: Bring the liquid to a boil with the spices, let cool and refrigerate until ready to use.

Right before serving, re-heat your spiced infusion then add the alcohol (off the stove) and garnish with a squeeze of orange juice and the slice of clove-studded orange slice.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

239 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat, Low Sodium Fat Free, Low Fat Abs, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

12%

Servings:

1
  • Fat 0g 0%
  • Carbs 29g 10%
  • Saturated 0g 0%
  • Fiber 2g 6%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 0g 1%
  • Sodium 4mg 0%
  • Calcium 32mg 3%
  • Magnesium 5mg 1%
  • Potassium 66mg 2%
  • Iron 0mg 2%
  • Zinc 0mg 1%
  • Phosphorus 8mg 1%
  • Vitamin A 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin C 3mg 5%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 1%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 1%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 1%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 2µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin K 1µg 2%
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