A wonderful, warm hot toddy is perfect for soothing a cold, or for just relaxing on a cold night!
1-1/2 cups hot water
2 jiggers Bourbon
1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 cinnamon stick
lemon rounds for garnish
- Add water and cinnamon stick to a small pot and bring to a simmer.
- Add the Bourbon, lemon juice and honey--stir to dissolve the honey.
- Remove the cinnamon stick and pour into mugs
- Add lemon rounds and serve
You may want to experiment a little with the lemon juice. Start small and add more as you go. It can be strong and overpower the other ingredients.
Feel free to use other spirits such as rye or brandy to give it a spicier taste.
If you like the drink with more lemon flavor, add a slice or two of lemon peel to the hot water while simmering.
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