- ¾ cup Waterhot
- 1 ½ oz Scotch whiskyor bourbon
- 1 tbsp Honey
- ½ oz Lemon juice
- 1 wedge Lemon
- Cinnamon stickoptional
Cozy and comforting with a touch of warmth from cinnamon, this mug of Hot Toddy is perfect for sipping during winter months. Classic hot toddy, a warming alcoholic drink, aka hot whiskey in Ireland, is most often made with hot water, whiskey, honey, and lemon. A touch of honey brings sweetness and flavor. Enjoy as is, or add a cinnamon stick for extra flair and spice.
This easy recipe comes together in a snap: Microwave a mug of water until hot but not boiling. Stir in the whiskey, honey, and lemon juice. Add in the lemon wedge and a cinnamon stick. Serve right away and enjoy! You can also sub out whiskey for bourbon, aged rum, scotch, or brandy. The recipe yields 1 serving, but it’s easy to scale up.
To make the Hot Toddy, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Hot Toddy
Add whiskey, honey, and lemon juice