Classic Hot Toddy Recipe

Classic Hot Toddy Recipe

How To Make Classic Hot Toddy

This hot toddy cocktail is the best companion now that the colder climate is here. The tangy lemon juice and honey balance the strong taste of whiskey.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • ¾cupwater
  • ozwhiskey
  • 3tsphoney,to taste
  • 3tsplemon juice,to taste
  • 1lemon
  • 1cinnamon stick,for garnish


  1. In a teapot or saucepan, bring the water to a simmer. Pour the hot water into a mug.

  2. Add the whiskey, 2 teaspoons of honey, and 2 teaspoon of lemon juice. Stir until the honey has disappeared into the hot water.

  3. Taste, and add 1 teaspoon of honey for more sweetness, and/or 1 teaspoon more of lemon juice for more zing.

  4. Garnish with a lemon round and cinnamon stick. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 197.32kcal
  • Fat: 0.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.05g
  • Fiber: 3.09g
  • Sugar: 19.29g
  • Protein: 0.86g
  • Sodium: 9.96mg
  • Calcium: 48.65mg
  • Potassium: 118.82mg
  • Iron: 0.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 36.85mg
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