Classic  Hot Toddy Recipe


This cocktail recipe will warm you from the inside out! Lemon, honey (or maple syrup), & ginger are perfect if you’re feeling under the weather. Add a shot of whiskey for fun!

Prep Time: 5 Min


3/4 cup water 2–3 tsp maple syrup  1/2 TBS grated ginger, or 1/2 tsp powdered  1 shot whiskey  2 TBS lemon juice Lemon round, for serving Cinnamon stick and star anise to serve


Step One

Heat water in a teakettle or  on the stove. Once warmed, pour into a heatproof glass. Stir in honey or maple syrup to dissolve. Add ginger.



Step Two

Top glass with shot of whiskey and lemon juice. Stir and garnish with a lemon round, a cinnamon stick, and optional star anise. Enjoy immediately!

Learn more about this hot toddy (including the meaning of its name) and find other recipes for simple and delicious cocktails over on Garlic Head!