October Cocktail of the Month: Nancy's Honey Hot Toddy

This month's drink is my mom's Hot Toddy recipe. When we were kids, my mom would make us these hot toddies - virgin when we were little, but by our late teens, she'd even add a splash of Irish whiskey. In her opinion, these would cure what ailed you. I've changed very little of her recipe - I've just replaced the sugar with honey, to maximize its comforting powers when you're sick!

Nancy's Hot Toddy

Nancy's Honey Hot Toddies

  • 1 Jigger (1.5 oz, or 3 T) Irish Whiskey
  • 1 1/2 inch slice of lemon 
  • 4-6 cloves
  • 1/2 T honey

Insert cloves into your slice of lemon, like so: 

Nancy's Honey Hot Toddy Lemon Slice

Place lemon into your mug, add honey, and muddle honey and lemon together gently, keeping lemon and cloves intact. Add 4 oz boiling water, add whiskey, and stir gently. Serve and enjoy! 

Nancy's Honey Hot Toddy - Final


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