Honey Bourbon Hot Toddy Recipe

How To Make A Honey Bourbon Hot Toddy

As cooler temperatures roll in we’ve started trading our refreshing summer cocktails for warm comfort drinks. One of our go to recipes is a Honey Bourbon Hot Toddy.  Our recipe has varied over the years, sometimes as simple as boiling water, honey and bourbon.  We have added a few other ingredients to make a delicious warm toddy.

Honey Bourbon Hot Toddy Recipe (makes 1)

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/3 cup bourbon whiskey
  • 1.5 Tbsp honey
  • Squeeze of a lemon wedge and thin slice of fresh lemon for garnish – you can also just drop in the lemon wedge you just squeezed instead 😉
  • Cinnamon stick or a dash of cinnamon

Start boiling your water in a kettle or in a saucepan.

Add 1/3 cup bourbon whiskey.

We have large glass mugs like these that are perfect for hot toddies!

honey bourbon hot toddy

Now for the sweetness.  Add 1.5 Tbsps of honey.

Add 1 cup of boiling hot water to the mug.

Stir until the honey has dissolved.

Add the juice from a small wedge of lemon and garnish with a thin slice of fresh lemon

Garnish with cinnamon stick or add a dash of cinnamon.


honey bourbon hot toddy

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